Architecting for Kubernetes

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Image courtesy Jonathan Leung (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jonathan-leung/) under license CC BY-SA 2.0 Docker is taking over the world. Developers love it because it allows them to experiment without polluting their machines. It’s easy to create docker images for your apps and only moderately harder to bundle a stack together (using compose and swarm). It’s also pretty easy to […]

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, […]

Is MarkLogic a Search Engine?

I am frequently asked if MarkLogic is really a search engine.  It is easy to debate whether MarkLogic fits the classic definition of a search engine.  In my opinion, this is the wrong question.  The question you should be asking is “Does MarkLogic enable great search experiences?”  The answer is undeniably Yes. MarkLogic comes with all […]

A Wake-up Call: Google, support Faceted Search!

I believe confusion persists about whether Google’s search appliance truly supports faceted search.  First I’ll point out that Google Labs has two projects which claim to add faceted search features to the GSA (more details on those below).  Those projects probably work for some and looked tempting when we first found them, but as we […]