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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.
Search Technologies
Gartner recently released its Magic Quadrant for Insight Engines, effectively replacing the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Search. This blog provides additional insights into the emergence of natural language processing and intelligent search and analytics - a growing trend we've seen in the market and in many customers' projects.
Konrad Holl
Search Technologies' Senior Engineer takes a look at different query assistance strategies and provides insights on the current challenges as well as future improvements. He also highlights the impact that machine learning, user feedback, and personalization have had on modern search applications.
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.
Search Technologies
Modern big data technologies have enabled more advanced BI and analytics across multiple areas of business operations. This blog identifies the top five big data analytics use cases Search Technologies has designed and implemented for our customers, including discussions around the challenges, technology stacks, and business results.
john thompson
For existing SharePoint search users, moving content to the cloud can be a cost-effective option. But what about your on-premises content? How do you choose the appropriate deployment path? In this blog, we provide an overview of two available SharePoint hybrid search options - Hybrid Federated Search and Cloud Hybrid Search.
Paul Nelson
At the 2017 Elastic{on} in San Francisco, we interviewed our Chief Architect, Paul Nelson, for some key highlights of his presentation, "Browse Raw Logs in One Place: Open Source Plug-in for Kibana," and for his thoughts on the future technology direction of the Elastic Stack. Watch the video interview to learn more.
Paul Nelson
With the big data revolution, companies have been able to leverage a wide set of tools, including data processing, search, analytics, etc., to achieve more results with the data they have. Watch this video to learn about how big data analytics has revolutionized the agriculture industry, creating what we call "precision agriculture."
Mai Nguyen
The 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms was recently released. At Search Technologies, we've seen some recent developments in our customers’ analytics projects that also emerged in this year’s Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics MQ. Read about the top three notable trends in this blog.
alex olaru
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.