Amazon Elasticsearch Service
Developer Guide (API Version 2015-01-01)

Getting Started with Amazon Elasticsearch Service

This tutorial shows you how to use Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon ES) to create and configure a test domain. An Amazon ES domain is synonymous with an Elasticsearch cluster. Domains are clusters with the settings, instance types, instance counts, and storage resources that you specify.

The tutorial walks you through the basic steps to get a domain up and running quickly. For more detailed information, see Creating and Configuring Amazon Elasticsearch Service Domains and the other topics within this guide.

You can complete the following steps by using the Amazon ES console, the AWS CLI, or the AWS SDK:

For information about installing and setting up the AWS CLI, see the AWS Command Line Interface User Guide.