Elasticsearch Cluster with Vagrant and Virtualbox

A simple way to simulate a distributed storage and compute environment is with Virtualbox as the provider of VMs ('Virtual Machines') and Vagrant as the front-end scripting engine to configure, start, and stop those VMs. The goal for this post is to build a clustered virtual appliance offering Elasticsearch as a service that can be consumed/controlled by a host machine. The artifacts used in this article can be downloaded from Github.

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