Semantics + Search : MarkLogic 7 Gets RDF

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Let’s talk Org Charts for a moment. Everyone knows what an org chart looks like. At the top you have the boss guy, Mr. Bigg, CEO of Bigg Business, Inc.   At the second tier, you have his lieutenants, the guys that head up the various functions within the organization (flipping to show relationships more […]

Solr in Gartner’s Enterprise Search Quadrant

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I just finished reading Gartner’s 2013  “ Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Search”. I felt compelled to share some differences from their opinion about Solr Search Engines like LucidWorks Search based on my direct experience and knowledge. I was very surprised when I didn’t find any of the “flavors” of Solr Search Engines in the leaders […]

Using a Custom Facet to Aggregate Values

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MarkLogic’s Search API makes it easy to create search facets–all you need to do is declare an index on a specific element, then add an option to your search request specifying that the element should be used as a facet. However, sometimes this standard approach is not good enough and you need to create a […]

What is next in Enterprise Search

Mashable just published an interesting article about Googles latest advancements in search.  The article, Google Knowledge Graph Could Change Search Forever, describes a “developing vision for search that takes it beyond mere words and into the world of entities, attributes and the relationship between those entities.” Google is building a huge knowledge base describing entities, […]