Posts by Anmol Aeron:
In today’s world, applications and services churn out a huge amount of data continuously. And if you’re dealing with time-series data like logs or audit data points then you need to consider how to get rid of it after it becomes old and unwanted. The best way to achieve this is using Elasticsearch Rollover Index.
What is a Rollover Index?
When a new Elasticsearch index is created automatically for write operations as soon as the previous one becomes passive, it’s called a rollover index.read more
Only the newly created index will be available for write operations and the older indices will become read-only. All these indices have to be under one alias so as to allow the user to read and write on the same Elasticsearch alias without worrying about handling multiple indices.