Elasticsearch 1.6.0 released

Today, we are pleased to announce the release of Elasticsearch 1.6.0, based on Lucene 4.10.4. This is the latest stable version of Elasticsearch and is packed with awesome new features:

  • Faster restarts with synced flushing
  • Shard allocation no longer blocks pending tasks JSON response body filtering
  • Security fix for shared file-system repositories
  • Upgrade API for ancient indices
  • More lenient highlighting for Kibana users
  • mlockall for Windows users
  • Fine-grained script settings

You can read more in the blog post: https://www.elastic.co/blog/elasticsearch-1-6-0-released