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Search solutions

Our Elasticsearch and Solr experts provide professional consulting and tailored application development.

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We wrote the book on

Search relevance

What good is search if you can never find anything? We're pioneers in smarter search that "gets" users.

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We've spoken at conferences from San Diego, to NYC, to Dublin. Our blog is read by industry experts.

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We're the relevance experts

Good search understands a user's intent, not just what they type.

We wrote Relevant Search, the definitive guide to building smarter Elasticsearch and Solr applications.

One of the best and most engaging technical books I've ever read. — Trey Grainger, Lucidworks
Will help you solve real-world search relevance problems for Lucene-based search engines — Dimitrios Kouizes-Loukas, Bloomberg

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Products and services for smarter search

We built Quepid, a search testing platform that takes the guesswork out of search relevancy.

Do NOT attempt a search project without it. — John Bickerstaff

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Selected Clients

  • USPTO
  • Cisco
  • Career Builder
  • O'Reilly

Partners

  • Elastic
  • Datastax

Our publications

Relevant Search »
Learn the secrets of building intuitive, targeted search.

Elasticsearch course »
Dive into Elasticsearch and AngularJS in this video course.

Solr Enterprise Server »
We cowrote the first book on Solr. Now in its third edition.

The blog and other happenings

Caching In Elasticsearch Elizabeth haubert on July 10, 2017

What caching does Elasticsearch support, and what is the best way to take advantage of it?

Is Your Infrastructure Ready For Learning To Rank? Elizabeth haubert on July 5, 2017

The success of a machine learning project will be dependent on the quality and quantity of the data available.

Optimizing User-Product Matching Marketplaces Doug turnbull on July 4, 2017

We explore the parallels between search, recommendation systems and microeconomics. Proposing a new way to think of search relevance and recsys as a system of maximizing the utility of multiple buyers. Is search and discovery akin to quantitative finance in its potential for optimization?

Talk directly with Eric Pugh, our founder & CEO
(434) 466-1467 | eric@o19s.com