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Blogs by Search Technologies Chief Architect Paul Nelson, Subject Matter Experts, and Guests

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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.
Derek Rodriguez
Since Search Technologies started to support the Cataloger’s Desktop in 2009, we’ve been helping the Library of Congress implement cutting-edge enhancements to improve its users' experience. We've recently added new features, including log analytics, query and title suggestions, metadata enhancement, and saved search alerts. Read more about these projects and their outcomes.
Andres Aguilar
Web crawlers play a critical role in search engine performance, whether it is an Internet search engine or corporate wide search application. In this blog, our engineer discusses how we developed Aspider - a search engine independent web crawler - to address the limitations of current web crawl solutions and enhance the performance of our customers' search applications.
Search Technologies
As the Google Search Appliance (GSA) end-of-life is approaching, Search Technologies' experts provide answers to some of the most commonly asked questions from our 200+ GSA customers. These FAQs provide some high-level guidance so that you can plan a seamless transition from your GSA.
Laurent Fanichet
How is cognitive search empowering users beyond the traditional search boxes and keyword matching? Read this post from our guest blogger, Laurent Fanichet at Sinequa, to see how big data, natural language processing, and machine learning are making search smarter for modern organizations.