Install elasticsearch 5.x on SmartOS

Whenever possible, I like running software in containers instead of kvms. Aside from the obvious performance gains, server density increases significantly since you’re not kidnapping huge chunks of DRAM from the OS and holding it hostage. I recently had a need to setup an elasticsearch 5.x cluster on a SmartOS machine. It was mostly straight-forward… Continue reading Install elasticsearch 5.x on SmartOS