DuckDuckGo vs. Google: An in-depth search engine comparison
Posted on May 8, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length long
Which search engine is better at finding the information you want, fast? We compare the features of DuckDuckGo and Google. By Sam Hollingsworth.
Why mutability is essential for real-time data analytics
Posted on February 24, 2022, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Successful data-driven companies like Uber, Facebook and Amazon rely on real-time analytics. Personalizing customer experiences for e-commerce, managing fleets and supply chains, and automating internal operations all require instant insights on the freshest data. By Dhruba Borthakur.
Apache Kafka in the public sector – Smart city
Posted on October 14, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length medium
The public sector includes many different areas. Some groups leverage cutting-edge technology, like military leverage. Others like the public administration are years or even decades behind. This blog series explores both edges to show how data in motion powered by Apache Kafka adds value for innovative new applications and modernizing legacy IT infrastructures. By Kai Waehner.
Postgres full-text search: Search engine in a database
Posted on October 9, 2021, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
So when we say PostgreSQL is the "batteries included database," this is just one reason why. With Postgres, you don't need to immediately look farther than your own database management system for a full-text search solution. If you haven't yet given Postgres' built-in full-text search a try, read on for a simple intro. By Kat Batuigas.
Behind the scenes of creating the world's biggest graph database
Posted on July 3, 2021, Level intermediate Resource Length long
How we'd decided to try and build the biggest graph database that has ever existed. By Chris Gioran.
Search engine giants like Google could soon face competitions
Posted on December 30, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
The European Union and the United States want to introduce tighter rules for tech giants like Google. Search engine rivals are ready to step up as efforts are made to create a fairer competitive environment. By dw.com.
What GoogleBot is doing to shopping carts... and why
Posted on August 14, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length short
GoogleBot can add products to shopping carts. But it's only happening to these specific merchants. By Roger Montti.
How to exclude URL query parameters in Google Analytics
Posted on May 20, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length short
Query parameters can sometimes store useful pieces of information in our URLs, but they can cause problems in our Google Analytics data. Query parameters can break apart our pages and make them hard to analyze in our All Pages report. By Amanda Geisler.
Architecture of a large-scale web search engine, circa 2019
Posted on December 19, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length long
This is a long overview of bunch of search engines and their architecture. By Tech & Cliqz on 0x65.dev.
Full text search with Node.js and ElasticSearch on Docker
Posted on September 18, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
An article by Michele Riva about building the search engine for simple REST API using Node.js and ElasticSearch. ElasticSearch is a search engine server built on top of Lucene with an amazing distributed-architecture support.
Solr from the field -- Lessons learned while maintaining over 30 billion documents
Posted on August 14, 2018, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
An article published by Alex Puschinsky about WalkMe Insights experience with SOLR and processing of vast amount of data. They provide real-time search and analytics capabilities. To achieve this, they have chosen Apache Solr as the core of our WalkMe Insights search functionality.
Tags apache search web-development
Everything you need to know about tree data structures
Posted on April 11, 2018, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Article by author TK focusing on data tree structures. If you are pursuing a Computer Science degree, you have to take a class on data structure. You will learn about hash tables, linked lists, queues, and stacks. Those data structures are called "linear" data structures because they all have a logical start and a logical end. However, trees and graphs don't store data linear. Both data structures store data in a specific way.