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Paul Nelson
Quality analysis is critical in maintaining a data mining application's high performance. In this last part of our "Cruising the Data Ocean" blog series, Chief Architect, Paul Nelson, will discuss various quality analysis techniques and what you should consider when performing quality checks.
Paul Nelson
In part 5 of our "Cruising the Data Ocean" blog series, Chief Architect, Paul Nelson, provides an overview of some powerful search, analytics, and business intelligence (BI) applications you can build using the Internet data you have acquired and processed.
Paul Nelson
In part 4 of our "Cruising the Data Ocean" blog series, Chief Architect, Paul Nelson, provides a deep-dive into Natural Language Processing (NLP) tools and techniques that can be used to extract insights from unstructured or semi-structured content written in natural languages. Paul will introduce six essential steps (with specific examples) for a successful NLP project.
Paul Nelson
Data preparation is a critical step in your data mining project. In this third blog of our "Cruising the Data Ocean" series, Chief Architect, Paul Nelson, provides an overview of the data cleansing and formatting techniques you can use to get the highest-quality data for further processing and analysis.
Paul Nelson
In this second blog of our "Cruising the Data Ocean" series, Chief Architect, Paul Nelson, discusses popular techniques for acquiring Internet content to be used in data mining projects. He also provides general guidelines to help you decide whether one or a combination of techniques would be the best approach for your specific requirements.
Paul Nelson
Mining and making use of data from the Internet can bring powerful insights that help businesses achieve more success. In this "Cruising the Data Ocean" blog series, our Chief Architect, Paul Nelson, will provide a deep-dive into the various use cases as well as essential tools and techniques for extracting and processing Internet data to support business analytics.
Paul Nelson
At the 2017 Elastic{ON} presentation, our Chief Architect, Paul Nelson, demonstrated our new open source Kibana plug-in. This plug-in enables log browsing across multiple machines in a single view as well as enhances performance and security. Watch his presentation to learn more and see it in action.
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In this post, our architect provides an overview of how you can improve a search engine's performance with enhanced shard placement. The discussions use Elasticsearch and Solr as examples to which this technique can be applied. A complimentary tutorial is also included for a deep-dive into how it can be done.
Search Technologies
It is important for business folks to understand what Hadoop does, and for programmers in the information processing space to become familiar with setting up and running MapReduce jobs. Soon it may become a day-to-day task for many computer programmers.
Paul Nelson
So, I was going to write an article entitled “Relevancy 101”, but that seemed too shallow for what has become a major area of academic research. And so here we are with a Graduate-Level Course. Grab your book-bag, some Cheetos and a Mountain Dew, and let’s kick back and talk search engine relevancy.