Over time, it’s easy for the number of fields within your ElasticSearch (ES) index to grow to what seems like an unmanageable size. ES, out of the box, is happy to consume and index whatever data you send its way. The downside is the performance of your ES cluster will slowly degrade and unexpected surprises when querying your data will crop up. You can quickly fix the problem of too many fields with a couple tricks using explicit mappings and dynamic templates. …

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