Elasticsearch released version 1.0.0 of its self-titled, open-source analytics tool. Elasticsearch is a distributed search engine which allows for real-time data analysis in big-data environments. The new version comes with various functional enhancements and changes to the API to make Elasticsearch more intuitive and powerful to use.
Mark McGranaghan gave his talk about "High Availability at Heroku" at QCon London 2012. His most important points and take-aways are summarized in this report.