We are pleased to announce the release of the Elasticsearch Thrift transport plugin, version 2.6.0.
The thrift transport plugin allows to use the REST interface over thrift on top of HTTP..
Release Notes - elasticsearch-transport-thrift - Version 2.6.0
-  - Remove RestRequest#contentUnsafe() (https://github.com/elastic/elasticsearch-transport-thrift/issues/49)
-  - Update to elasticsearch 1.6.0 (https://github.com/elastic/elasticsearch-transport-thrift/issues/48)
For questions or comments around this plugin, feel free to use elasticsearch mailing list: https://discuss.elastic.co/c/elasticsearch