Fixing ‘failed to find type parsed [keyword] for [name]’ error for Elasticsearch and Searchkick

Just a quick remainder about what slowed me down today.

If you are getting the following error:

Searchkick::ImportError ({"type"=>"mapper_parsing_exception", "reason"=>"failed to find type parsed [keyword] for [name]"} on item with id '010b5aea-7ff0-43ef-a488-7dd8938d325d')

Chances are that you are running old version of Elasticsearch!

← BUY THE PRE-RELEASE

I am writing a complete guide on web application deployment. Ruby with Puma, Python with Gunicorn, NGINX, PostgreSQL, Redis, networking, processes, systemd, backups, and all your usual suspects. 23 chapters and 3 scripted demonstrations already available.

More →