Installing MarkLogic on an EC2 Micro Instance – Free for 1 year!

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Perhaps you’ve heard about Amazon EC2’s new promotion, the AWS Free Usage Tier. New AWS customers can run a Linux Micro instance free for 1 year. Micro Instances consist of 613 MB of memory, up to 2 ECUs (for short periodic bursts), EBS storage only, 32-bit or 64-bit platform. Earlier this year MarkLogic announced support […]

Yes, Faceted Search for Mobile is Possible

Faceted Search is recognized as a powerful search experience enhancement, easy enough for even novice users to filter large result sets.  As I’ve seen the increasing importance of mobile computing, I’ve struggled with how to fit facets on smaller mobile screens.  You see, facets usually belong on the left of search results, but I simply […]

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 […]