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At one of my former projects at a client of Luminis I got the opportunity to work with Apigee. Apigee is a platform for APIs. In this blog I’ll describe in an overview its features. In Apigee APIs can be...

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  14 April, 2017 Sander Meinema

Monitoring our Devcon app backend with Elastic Beats

Last week was our Luminis conference called Devcon 2017. For the third time we organise this conference with around 500 attendees and 20 speakers. This year we wanted to have a mobile app with the conference program and information about...

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  11 April, 2017 Jettro Coenradie

A beginners guide to the SMACK stack – Part 2: Mesos

In the first part of this series, we’ve briefly looked at the technologies that make up the SMACK stack. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at one of the fundamental layers of the stack: Apache Mesos. What is Apache Mesos? Apache...

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  05 April, 2017 Jeroen Reijn

Coding doc2vec

In two previous posts, we googled doc2vec [1] and “implemented” [2] a simple version of a doc2vec algorithm. You could say we gave the specifications for a doc2vec algorithm. But we did not actually write any code. In this post,...

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  21 February, 2017 Richard Berendsen

Looking ahead: new field collapsing feature in Elasticsearch

At Luminis Amsterdam, Search is one of our main focus points. Because of that, we closely keep an eye out for upcoming features. Only a few weeks ago, I noticed that the following pull request (“Add field collapsing for search...

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  20 February, 2017 Byron Voorbach

Creating an elasticsearch plugin, the basics

Elasticsearch is a search solution based on Lucene. It comes with a lot of features to enrich the search experience. Some of these features have been recognised as very useful in the analytics scene as well. Interacting with elasticsearch mainly...

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  31 January, 2017 Jettro Coenradie

Implementing doc2vec

In a previous post [1], we’ve taken a look at what doc2vec is, who invented it, what it does, what implementations exist, and what has been written about it. In this post, we will work out the details of a...

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  30 January, 2017 Richard Berendsen

Googling doc2vec

On this site, recently, we featured a blog post [12] that used Doc2vec [4]. What is Doc2vec? Where does it come from? What does it do? Why use doc2vec, instead of other algorithms that do the same? What implementations exist? Where...

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  16 January, 2017 Richard Berendsen

Alternating Least Squares with implicit feedback – The search for alpha

So you want to build a recommendation engine with ALS… You search the internet for some example code in your language of choice… You copy paste the code and start tweaking… But then you realize that your data is different...

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  04 December, 2016 Mendel van 't Riet