Scalable Search Auto-Complete

For us search integrators, auto-complete is one of our most enjoyable challenges.  But make no mistake, implementing scalable search auto-complete can be a challenge. Search Auto-Complete (aka instant search, find-as-you-type, look-ahead, predictive search, and many other names) is becoming more popular because if done right it can be great for end users, but the performance […]

MarkLogic? A “NoSQL” Database? YES!

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The NoSQL movement had been garnering a lot of attention recently. It’s a trend largely facilitated by the changing demands of the transactional web. Today, the web is bidirectional and much more content oriented than it was in years past. The amount of user generated content has increased exponentially and relational databases are not tailored […]