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Full-text Search: Basics and Challenges

Posted by Itamar Syn-Hershko  on  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.


Concurrency at Large-Scale: The Evolution to Reactive Microservices

Posted by Randy Shoup  on  Feb 08, 2015 1

Randy Shoup, Consulting CTO, shares the history of reactive services and visits key milestones in their evolution: async techniques at Google, real-time search at Ebay, & responsive games at Kixeye.


Etsy Search: How We Index and Query 26 Million One-of-a-kind Items

Posted by Aaron Gardner  on  Jan 04, 2015

Aaron Gardner pulls back the covers on the Etsy Search ecosystem and how they got here -- the good, the bad, and the funky.


Why Would You Integrate Solr and Hadoop?

Posted by Yann Yu  on  Dec 28, 2014

Yann Yu discusses how Solr and Hadoop complement each other, and how to use Solr as a real-time, analytical, full-text search front-end to data stored in Hadoop.


What's New in Spring Data?

Posted by Thomas Darimont,Oliver Gierke,Christoph Strobl  on  Nov 07, 2014 1

This talk provides a broad overview of the new features introduced in the latest Spring Data release trains: recent additions in Spring Data Commons and the latest features of individual store modules


Structure, Personalization, Scale: A Deep Dive into LinkedIn Search

Posted by Asif Makhani, Daniel Tunkelang  on  Nov 01, 2014

The authors discuss some of the unique challenges they've faced delivering highly personalized search over semi-structured data at massive scale.


Finding the Needle in a Big Data Haystack

Posted by Eva Andreasson  on  Jul 08, 2014

In this solutions track talk, sponsored by Cloudera, Eva Andreasson discusses how search and Hadoop can help with some of the industry's biggest challenges. She introduces the data hub concept.


Cool and Ripe for Exploitation: Search-Based Software Engineering (SBSE)

Posted by Christopher Simons  on  Jun 27, 2014

Christopher Simons suggests using SBSE to iterated through multiple possible solutions and select the one that performs the best, offering insight into some available tools and techniques.


How Elasticsearch Powers the Guardian's Newsroom

Posted by Graham Tackley & Shay Banon  on  Apr 28, 2014 1

Graham Tackley dives into the details of ophan. Shay Banon covers the technical underpinnings of ophan with a deep dive into the Elasticsearch features and functionality that power the ophan systems.


Revealing the Uncommonly Common with Elasticsearch

Posted by Mark Harwood  on  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.


Search for the Holy Grail (and test it once found)

Posted by Baruch Sadogursky  on  Dec 13, 2013

Baruch Sadogursky overviews and compares search and testing tools available to Grails developers.


Rebuilding Your Engine at 200 Miles per Hour

Posted by Michael Brunton-Spall  on  Aug 16, 2013

Michael Brunton-Spall shares his experience re-architect The Guardian’ Content API from a system based on Solr to a message queue cloud service based upon Elastic Search, without any downtime.

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