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Installing the Elasticsearch Loader

Getting started

You can choose to either:

  1. Download the Elasticsearch Loader jarfile, or:
  2. Compile it from source

Downloading the jarfile

To get a local copy, you can download the executable jarfile directly from our Hosted Assets bucket on Amazon S3 – please see our Hosted assets page for details.

Compiling from source

Alternatively, you can build it from the source files. To do so, you will need scala and sbt installed.

To do so, clone the Elasticsearch loader repo:

$ git clone https://github.com/snowplow/snowplow-elasticsearch-loader.git
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Use sbt to resolve dependencies, compile the source, and build a fat JAR file with all dependencies.

$ sbt "project http" assembly # if you want to use the HTTP API compatible with every ES versions. $ sbt "project tcp" assembly # if you want to use the transport API with a 5.x cluster $ sbt "project tcp2x" assembly # if you want to use the transport API with a 2.x cluster
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You will then find the fat jar in the corresponding directory: {http,tcp,tcp2x}/target/scala-2.11/snowplow-elasticsearch-loader-{http,tcp,tcp-2x}-0.10.0.jar. It is now ready to be deployed.