Dense ords don’t know how to collect from many buckets – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Dense ords don’t know how to collect from many buckets – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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Log Context

Log”Dense ords don’t know how to collect from many buckets”classname  is GlobalOrdinalsStringTermsAggregator.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

this.acceptedGlobalOrdinals = includeExclude == null ? ALWAYS_TRUE : includeExclude.acceptedGlobalOrdinals(values)::get;
  if (remapGlobalOrds) {
  this.collectionStrategy = new RemapGlobalOrds(collectsFromSingleBucket);
  } else {
  if (false == collectsFromSingleBucket) {
  throw new AggregationExecutionException("Dense ords don't know how to collect from many buckets");
  }
  this.collectionStrategy = new DenseGlobalOrds();
  }
  }

Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 global_ordinals execution mode for the terms aggregation has an adversarially impact on children aggregations that expect dense buckets ¬∑  

global_ordinals execution mode for the terms aggregation has an adversarially impact on children aggregations that expect dense buckets ¬∑  



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