I want to boost the relevance of one type of documents over another. The way to differentiate between the documents is on the basis of a field value say "type" which can be "a" or "b".
For type "a" I want to use different query time boost values than for type "b".
Is there a way to achieve this?
One way could be to use my custom script for scoring but I am avoiding that path if this can be directly achieved by elastic search for performance and maintenance overheads.
you can configure boosting based on the
_type field. So you would need to use a
filter query on the
_type field as part of a should clause.
Hope that makes sense.
I guess my use of the word type was misleading. Actually they are both same _type as far as Elastic Search is concerned. The type for me is my own field in the document lets say category a and category b.
Now I want to configure boosting on same field with different value for different category of documents.
Say I want to give boost of 2 to name in case of document category = a and boost 1 for document in category b.
I saw this but I am not sure if I can use something similar.. I need to boost multiple fields differently on basis of some field value in the document.
Check out the examples in the definitive guide - there is one examples with two should clauses based on the content.. instead of a
match query you may just need a
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