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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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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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Selected Clients

  • Cisco
  • Career Builder
  • O'Reilly


  • 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

Exploring Solr's OpenNLP Integrations Elizabeth haubert on August 6, 2018

We share our thoughts on the Solr OpenNLP Integrations

Sub-phrase Highlighting in Solr Doug turnbull on July 5, 2018

We share our attempts to implement partial phrase highlighting in Solr

Enterprise Data World 2018 Recap Eric pugh on June 14, 2018

Your precious data is typically an ugly unpolished gem. Enterprise Data World was all about how to polish it up! Some thoughts from a Relevancy perspective.

Come see Doug at Solr 'Think Like a Relevance Engineer' Training September 25th-26th, 2018 | Charlottesville, VA

Learn to improve search quality from the best experts in the field. From TFIDF, to Semantic Search, to Learning to Rank with Solr

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