Hibernate Search

Documentation

Documentation per Series

6.0

6.0.0.Beta11 2020-10-08 development

API overhaul, more powerful bridges, smarter automatic indexing, nested documents, Lucene 8, Elasticsearch 7.

Reference HTML PDF API (JavaDoc)

Getting started guide HTML PDF

Migration guide HTML

5.11

5.11.5.Final 2020-02-19 stable

ORM 5.4 compatibility, JDK11 compatibility, upgrade to WildFly 17.

Reference HTML PDF API (JavaDoc)

Getting started guide HTML

Migration guide HTML

5.10

5.10.9.Final 2020-02-19 stable

ORM 5.3 and JPA 2.2 compatibility, integration to DI frameworks through Hibernate ORM 5.3, upgrade to WildFly 17 and JGroups 4, JPMS automatic module names.

Reference HTML PDF API (JavaDoc)

Migration guide HTML

See older series

5.9

5.9.3.Final 2018-09-10 stable

JSR 352 (Batch for Java) mass indexing job, WildFly feature packs, improvements and deprecations paving the road to Search 6

Reference HTML PDF API (JavaDoc)

Migration guide HTML

5.8

5.8.2.Final 2017-10-26 stable

Experimental integration with Elasticsearch 5.x, AWS integration, improvements and deprecations paving the road to Search 6

Reference HTML PDF API (JavaDoc)

Migration guide HTML

5.7

5.7.3.Final 2017-10-26 stable

Improved integration with Elasticsearch 2.x, compatible with Hibernate ORM 5.2.x

Reference HTML PDF API (JavaDoc)

Migration guide HTML

5.6

5.6.6.Final 2018-09-10 stable

Introduces experimental support for Elasticsearch, last release supporting Hibernate ORM 5.0.z or 5.1.z

Reference HTML PDF API (JavaDoc)

Migration guide HTML

5.5

5.5.8.Final 2017-08-16 stable

Being maintained as it's included in WildFly. Supports Lucene only, requires Hibernate ORM 5.0.z or 5.1.z

Reference HTML PDF API (JavaDoc)

Migration guide HTML

5.4

5.4.0.Final 2015-09-03 stable

Requires Hibernate ORM 5.0.0.Final; Last version compatible with Apache Lucene 4.x

Reference HTML PDF API (JavaDoc)

Migration guide HTML

5.3

5.3.0.Final 2015-06-10 stable

Improved Faceting

Reference HTML PDF API (JavaDoc)

Migration guide HTML

5.2

5.2.1.Final 2015-09-04 stable

Multi-tenancy, optimisations in criteria based loaders

Reference HTML PDF API (JavaDoc)

Migration guide HTML

5.1

5.1.2.Final 2015-04-24 stable

Upgrade to Lucene 4 and much much more ...

Reference HTML PDF API (JavaDoc)

Migration guide HTML

5.0

5.0.1.Final 2015-01-12 stable

Upgrade to Lucene 4 and much much more ...

Reference HTML PDF API (JavaDoc)

Migration guide HTML

4.5

4.5.3.Final 2015-01-12 stable

Performance, WildFly 8 compatibility, JPA 2.1 / Hibernate ORM 4.3 compatibility

Reference HTML PDF API (JavaDoc)

Migration guide HTML

4.4

4.4.6.Final 2014-12-02 stable

Dynamic index sharding, new Metadata API, Hibernate ORM 4.2.x compatible

Reference HTML PDF API (JavaDoc)

Migration guide HTML

Books and Articles

Hibernate Search in Action

A bit outdated book on Hibernate Search but a very good reference on the product and search engines in general. It has been written by members of the Hibernate Search team.

Maintainers

This page will only be of interest to maintainers of Hibernate Search.

Other documentation

FAQ

Frequently asked questions.

JBoss-Developer wiki

Old wiki hosted at JBoss.org. Mostly out-of-date content.

Internals

An introduction to the internals of Hibernate Search for contributors.

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