Category product updates

Basic HTTP testing of Vespa applications

Write basic tests for a Vespa application in JSON format, run them with the Vespa CLI, and use them to verify production deployments in Vespa Cloud.

Vespa Product Updates, September 2021

Advances in Vespa features and performance include Vespa CLI, nearest neighbor performance improvements, mTLS security, improved write throughput and Sentencepiece Encoder.

Introducing Vespa CLI

The official command-line tool for Vespa is now available.

Vespa Product Updates, July 2021

Advances in Vespa features and performance include HTTP/2 feed and query endpoints, ONNX Runtime integration for stateless model inference, and the new open Vespa Factory build and test system.

Vespa Product Updates, May 2021

Advances in features and performance include new int8 and bfloat16 tensor cell types, compact tensor feed format, Approximate Nearest Neighbor using Hamming distance, hash-based attribute dictionaries and case-sensitive attribute search...

Vespa Product Updates, March 2021

Advances in Vespa features and performance last month include mass update/delete in /document/v1/, improved memory usage, OR-to-WeakAnd and better full node protection.

Vespa Product Updates, January 2021

Advances in Vespa features and performance last month include Automatic Reindexing, Tensor Optimizations and Explainlevel Query Parameter for easier query blueprint tracing.

Vespa Product Updates, December 2020

Advances in Vespa features and performance include improved tensor ranking performance, Apache ZooKeeper integration, Vespa Python API for researchers and ONNX integration.

Vespa Product Updates, October 2020

Improvement to Vespa feeding APIs

Vespa Product Updates, September 2020

Introducing ONNX-Runtime, Hamming Distance Metric, Conditional Update Performance Improvements and Compressed Transaction Log with Synced Ack

Vespa Product Updates, August 2020

Introducing NLP with Transformers, Grafana how-to, Improved GEO Search Support, Query Profile Variants Optimizations, & Build on Debian 10

Vespa Product Updates, June 2020

Announcing support for approximate nearest neighbor vector search which can be combined with filters and text search with state-of-the art performance

Vespa Product Updates, May 2020

The May 2020 update includes Improved Slow Node Tolerance, Multi-Threaded Rank Profile Compilation, Reduced Peak Memory at Startup, Feed Performance Improvements, & Increased Tensor Performance.

Vespa Product Updates, April 2020

The April 2020 update includes Top-K hits, smarter data migration and CloudWatch integration. Contributing to Vespa is now easier with the release of a CentOS 7 dev environment.

Vespa Product Updates, February 2020

Advances in Vespa features and performance in February include LightGBM support, improved tensor performance, benchmarking guide and query builder library

Vespa Product Updates, January 2020

The January 2020 update includes information about new tensor functions, updated sizing guides and various performance improvements.

Category newsletter

Vespa Newsletter, November 2022

Vespa features and performance advances include ANN Pre-Filter Performance, Parent Field Hit-Estimates, Model Training Notebooks, and GCP Support.

Vespa Newsletter, October 2022

Advances in Vespa features and performance include a BertBase Embedder / model hub, improved query performance, paged attributes, ARM64 support and term bolding in string arrays.

Vespa Newsletter, September 2022

Advances in Vespa features and performance include rank-phase statistics, detailed rank performance analysis, new query- and trace-applications and a new training video!

Vespa Newsletter, June 2022

Advances in Vespa features and performance include ANN with configurable filtering, fuzzy matching, and native embedding support. Also see pyvespa’s new experimental ranking module!

Vespa Newsletter, April 2022

Advances in Vespa features and performance include tensor and ranking configuration improvements, pyvespa usability features and grouping configuration. Also find new guides for performance and ANN. And a podcast!

Vespa Newsletter, January 2022

Advances in Vespa features, performance and operability improvements include: Improved synonym support, faster node recovery, re-balancing and re-indexing, WeakAnd query type and new pyvespa features and sample applications.

Vespa Newsletter, December 2021

Advances in Vespa features and performance include tensor performance improvements, match-features and a Vespa IntelliJ plugin.

Vespa Newsletter, November 2021

Advances in Vespa features and performance include improved schema inheritance, Intellij plugin for schemas, Hamming distance in ranking, and performance gains in data dump and application deployment.

Query Time Constrained Approximate Nearest Neighbor Search

This blog post describes Vespa's industry leading support for combining approximate nearest neighbor search, or vector search, with query constraints to solve real-world search and recommendation problems at scale.

Category filters

Query Time Constrained Approximate Nearest Neighbor Search

This blog post describes Vespa's industry leading support for combining approximate nearest neighbor search, or vector search, with query constraints to solve real-world search and recommendation problems at scale.

Category Vespa Cloud

Managed Vector Search using Vespa Cloud

This blog post describes how your organization can unlock the full potential of multimodal AI-powered vector representations using Vespa -- the industry-leading open-source big data serving engine.