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  • Vector database built for scalable similarity search
    Surprised to see that no one mentioned the best alternative to vector DB imho. - Source: Hacker News / 7 days ago
  • Yahoo Pipes
    (disclaimer: former Yahoo employee) Yahoo at the time was clearly underestimated from a developer point of view. Everyone just saw them losing ground to Google in web search, but they had a really strong technology behind them that was open sourced. - YUI was a really good frontend framework based on components and events. It was so easy to create complex interfaces compared to others at the time. - Hadoop open... - Source: Hacker News / 4 months ago
  • Solr’s Dense Vector Search for indexing and searching dense numerical vectors
    Shameless plug from someone not related to the project. Try , fully open-source, very mature hybrid search with dense and approximated vector search. A breeze to deploy and maintain compared to ES and Solr. If I could name a single secret ingredient for my startup, is Vespa. - Source: Hacker News / 7 months ago
  • Why Writing Your Own Search Engine Is Hard (2004)
    For those interested in search engines, recommend checking out[1][2] - the engine behind several features at Yahoo. [1] - Source: Hacker News / 8 months ago
  • Building real world recommendation systems at scale
    Yahoo released Vespa as open source: It has everything you need at a platform level to build a production recommendation system given that it’s the engine that powered a lot of yahoo product’s search and recommendation capabilities. I have been experimenting with it, the number of capabilities are immense. It’s really an untapped resource. Take a look at the features: - Source: Hacker News / 12 months ago
  • [P] I'm building a Neural Search Plugin for Elastic/Opensearch
    Good luck! For those who want an engine that already provides this functionality there's always - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Find anything fast with Google's vector search technology
    For a similar ANN/vector search capabilities, is a great open-source solution. Elasticsearch may offer some form of ANN too but need to double check. - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • Ask HN: What are some interesting stuff happening in the back-end world
    In the search space there’s a large menu of new search engines like and many Rust based alternatives. Not particularly new, but the streaming world with dataflow and Flink is pretty cool. - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • MeiliSearch: A Minimalist Full-Text Search Engine
    After looking at various alternatives, I'm thinking of trying out [0] [0] - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • Scalable Search With Facebook AI's FAISS
    I ran into this the other day looking for search systems you may want to check it out. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Verizon sells Yahoo and AOL to private equity firm for $5B
    What are the modern tech Stack behind Yahoo? Still have any FreeBSD running? Do Yahoo actually use Vespa [1] for their search engine? [1] - Source: Hacker News / almost 2 years ago

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