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Rest-high-level in Elasticsearch
Rest-high-level is built on top of low-level rest-client and is a method of communicating with Elasticsearch based on HTTP REST endpoints. This concept is majorly popular in the context of a Java-based Elasticsearch client. From day one, Elasticsearch supports transport clients for Java to communicate with Elasticsearch. In version 5.0, a low-level rest-client was released with lots of advantages over the existing transport client such as version independencies, increased stability, and lightweight JAR file libraries.
What it is used for:
It is used for communicating with Elasticsearch HTTP REST endpoints in which marshalling and unmarshalling of response objects are handled by the Elasticsearch server itself.