Full-text Search: Basics and Challenges
May 20, 2015
Itamar Syn-Hershko discusses full text search, what it is, how it works, improving relevance ranking, tackling multi-lingual search and challenges doing it with Lucene and Elasticsearch.
Learning Rails for Fun and Nonprofit
Sep 27, 2014
Scott Smerchek presents the benefits of using a nonprofit web project to learn Rails and what he learned while building LoveKC.org, introducing various Rails topics.
How Elasticsearch Powers the Guardian's Newsroom
Graham Tackley & Shay Banon
Apr 28, 2014
Graham Tackley dives into the details of ophan - obstacles faced by the newsroom that prompted them to build the system, how it works for alerting and how the tool has made the Guardian's readers - and staffers - lives better. Shay Banon covers the technical underpinnings of ophan with a deep dive into the Elasticsearch features and functionality that power the ophan system.
Revealing the Uncommonly Common with Elasticsearch
Apr 08, 2014
Mark Harwood shows how anomaly detection algorithms can spot card fraud, incorrectly tagged movies and the UK's most unexpected hotspot for weapon possession.
ElasticSearch Gets Better Aggregation, Adds Groovy for Scripting by Roopesh Shenoy Posted on Jul 29, 2014