We build powerful

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 are passionate

Industry leaders

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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Want to just understand why results are showing up in your search?

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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

Haystack Agenda Announced! Doug turnbull on February 16, 2018

The agenda for Haystack - the search relevance talk - has been announced!

Elasticsearch Learning to Rank 1.0.1 Released Doug turnbull on February 12, 2018

Elastic Cloud users rejoice! Elasticsearch LTR 1.0.1 released with support for XPack Security added.

Retaining Customers Doug turnbull on January 29, 2018

Optimizing products to build real brand fanatics - beyond just 'conversions'.

Come see E at Cognitive Solutions day Feb 23rd, 2018 | McLean, VA

Want to hear how the next generation of digital solutions are applying AI and Machine Intelligence to create intelligent applications, like Chatbots and Virtual Assistants?

Talk directly with Eric Pugh, our founder & CEO
(434) 466-1467 | [email protected]