createOrReplace

Creates a new document in the persistent data storage, or replaces its content if it already exists.

The optional parameter refresh can be used with the value wait_for in order to wait for the document to be indexed (indexed documents are available for search).

Arguments

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String createOrReplace(
  String index,
  String collection,
  String id,
  String documents,
  io.kuzzle.sdk.QueryOptions options
)
String createOrReplace(
  String index,
  String collection,
  String id,
  String documents
)

Argument Type Description
index
String
Index name
collection
String
Collection name
id
String
Document ID
documents
String
A JSON String containing the body of the document
options
io.kuzzle.sdk.QueryOptions
Query options
Options

Additional query options

Option Type
(default)
Description
queuable
boolean

(true)
If true, queues the request during downtime, until connected to Kuzzle again
refresh
String

("")
If set to wait_for, waits for the change to be reflected for search (up to 1s)

Return

Returns a JSON string containing the updated/created document.

Exceptions

Throws a io.kuzzle.sdk.KuzzleException if there is an error. See how to handle errors.

Usage

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try {
  String response = kuzzle.getDocument().createOrReplace(
    "nyc-open-data",
    "yellow-taxi",
    "some-id",
    "{\"lastName\": \"McHan\"}"
  );

  System.out.println(response);
  /*
  {
    "_index": "nyc-open-data",
    "_type": "yellow-taxi",
    "_id": "some-id",
    "_version": 1,
    "result": "created",
    "_shards": {
      "total": 2,
      "successful": 1,
      "failed": 0
    },
    "created": true,
    "_source": {
      "licence": "valid",
      "_kuzzle_info": {
        "author": "-1",
        "createdAt": 1537445737667,
        "updatedAt": null,
        "updater": null,
        "active": true,
        "deletedAt": null
      }
    }
  }
  */

  System.out.println("Success");
} catch (KuzzleException e) {
  System.err.println(e.getMessage());
}