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Nicolas Steenlant

NAME

Catmandu::Store::ElasticSearch - A searchable store backed by ElasticSearch

VERSION

Version 0.0203

SYNOPSIS

    use Catmandu::Store::ElasticSearch;

    my $store = Catmandu::Store::ElasticSearch->new(index_name => 'catmandu');

    my $obj1 = $store->bag->add({ name => 'Patrick' });

    printf "obj1 stored as %s\n" , $obj1->{_id};

    # Force an id in the store
    my $obj2 = $store->bag->add({ _id => 'test123' , name => 'Nicolas' });

    # Commit all changes
    $store->bag->commit;

    my $obj3 = $store->bag->get('test123');

    $store->bag->delete('test123');
    
    $store->bag->delete_all;

    # All bags are iterators
    $store->bag->each(sub { ... });
    $store->bag->take(10)->each(sub { ... });

    # Some stores can be searched
    my $hits = $store->bag->search(query => 'name:Patrick');

    # ElasticSearch supports CQL...
    my $hits = $store->bag->search(cql_query => 'name any "Patrick"');

SUPPORT

This ElasticSearch interface is based on elasticsearch-0.17.6.

METHODS

new(index_name => $name, cql_mapping => \%mapping)

Create a new Catmandu::Store::ElasticSearch store connected to index $name. The ElasticSearch supports CQL searches when a cql_mapping is provided. This hash contains a translation of CQL fields into ElasticSearch searchable fields.

 # Example mapping
 $cql_mapping = {
      title => {
        op => {
          'any'   => 1 ,
          'all'   => 1 ,
          '='     => 1 ,
          '<>'    => 1 ,
          'exact' => {field => [qw(mytitle.exact myalttitle.exact)]}
        } ,
        sort  => 1,
        field => 'mytitle',
        cb    => ['Biblio::Search', 'normalize_title']
      }
 }

The CQL mapping above will support for the 'title' field the CQL operators: any, all, =, <> and exact.

For all the operators the 'title' field will be mapping into the ElasticSearch field 'mytitle', except for the 'exact' operator. In case of 'exact' we will search both the 'mytitle.exact' and 'myalttitle.exact' fields.

The CQL mapping allows for sorting on the 'title' field. If, for instance, we would like to use a special ElasticSearch field for sorting we could have written "sort => { field => 'mytitle.sort' }".

The CQL has an optional callback field 'cb' which contains a reference to subroutines to rewrite or augment the search query. In this case, in the Biblio::Search package there is a normalize_title subroutine which returns a string or an ARRAY of string with augmented title(s). E.g.

    package Biblio::Search;

    sub normalize_title {
       my ($self,$title) = @_;
       my $new_title =~ s{[^A-Z0-9]+}{}g;
       $new_title;
    }

    1;

SEE ALSO

Catmandu::Store

AUTHOR

Nicolas Steenlant, <nicolas.steenlant at ugent.be>

CONTRIBUTORS

Dave Sherohman, dave.sherohman at ub.lu.se

LICENSE AND COPYRIGHT

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of either: the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; or the Artistic License.

See http://dev.perl.org/licenses/ for more information.




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