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Python Elastic Search driver

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search, elastisearch, distribute search


pyes is a pythonic way to use ElasticSearch since 2010.

This version requires elasticsearch 1.x or above. It’s a pre release for pyes 1.x. Give a look to migrations documentation to upgrade you code for ElasticSearch 1.x.

We are working to provide full support to ElasticSearch 1.x (check the develop branch: we are using the git-flow workflow) that’ll have:

  • connection based on Official ElasticSearch client ??

  • full support to ElasticSearch 1.x (removed old support due incompatibility with old version of ES)

  • migration from multi_field to >field>.fields

  • refactory of old code to be more pythonic

  • performance improvements


  • Python3 support (only HTTP, thrift lib is not available on python3)

  • Thrift/HTTP protocols

  • Bulk insert/delete

  • Index management

  • Every search query types

  • Facet Support

  • Aggregation Support

  • Geolocalization support

  • Highlighting

  • Percolator

  • River support


  1. 0.99.0:

    Migrated many code to ElasticSearch 1.x

    Full coverage for actual queries

  1. 0.99:

    Added aggregation

    Fix for python3 compatibility

    Upgraded code to use ElasticSearch 1.x or above

  1. 0.90.1:

    Bug Fix releases for some python3 introduced regression

  1. 0.90.0:

    A lot of improvements.

    Python 3 support.

Migration to version 0.99

CustomScoreQuery has been removed. The FunctionScoreQuery with its functions cover the previous functionalities. For scripting use ScriptScoreFunction.


  • much more documentation

  • add coverage

  • add jython native client protocol


This software is licensed under the New BSD License. See the LICENSE file in the top distribution directory for the full license text.

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