Some of our SearchStax clients index websites that use multiple languages. We were recently asked how to enable indexing of Mandarin (Traditional Chinese) in Solr on a cloud platform. Solr does not parse Chinese text by default, but it comes with the appropriate tokenizers included. The default configuration of the ICU Tokenizer is suitable for […]
What if you could save most of the hosting cost of your Solr servers when they are underutilized? High-end Solr configurations consist of dozens, sometimes hundreds of nodes. Salesforce, for instance, is rumored to run over 800 Solr nodes. The problem is that search is a highly-volatile consumer of resources, with enormous swings between the […]
We’re pleased to announce that Apache Solr Version 7.5 is now available on all SearchStax plans. You can create a new Solr 7.5 deployment by signing up for a 14-day free trial account OR by creating a new deployment in your existing account. Solr 7.5 highlights include: Enhancements and active development around Autoscaling Policies. Enhancements […]
Starting today, we are offering enhanced CDN search support for a faster search experience. Distributed image serving as part of our search API will improve loading of images within your apps and provide a faster search experience to your customers. CDN capability within search-as-you-type with image support is a must have feature in eCommerce!
If that didn’t grab your attention, maybe you’re not aware that faster search and image loading can directly increase conversion rates on your eCommerce site. And if you think your business and budget is too small for a Content Delivery Network (CDN), think again…
Since we released our Search Analytics offering early last year, we’ve gotten great feedback from our customers and they’ve expressed the need for us to offer a complete Search as a Service offering. During the last few months we’ve been quietly working with our select partners and customers to help them aboard our new search service […]