Blog for Vespa - The open big data serving engine
Upcoming changes in OS support for Vespa
Today we support CentOS Linux 7 as the OS for Vespa release artifacts. This is about to change.
29 Mar 2022
Preview of Vespa on ARM64
With the increasing adoption of ARM64 based hardware like the AWS Graviton and Apple M1 MacBooks we are making a preview of Vespa available for this architecture.
16 Feb 2022
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.
31 Jan 2022
Billion-scale vector search with Vespa - part two
Part two in a blog post series on billion-scale vector search with Vespa. This post explores the many trade-offs related to nearest neighbor search.
Jo Kristian Bergum
27 Jan 2022
Doubling the throughput of data redistribution
Learn which improvements we made to double the throughput of data redistribution in Vespa.
Geir Storli and Tor Brede Vekterli
19 Jan 2022
Machine-learned model serving at scale
An under-communicated point is that the default tuning for most libraries and platforms for evaluating machine-learned models is unsuitable for serving at scale.
07 Jan 2022
Vespa Newsletter, December 2021
Advances in Vespa features and performance include tensor performance improvements, match-features and a Vespa IntelliJ plugin.
22 Dec 2021
Log4j vulnerability update (CVE-2021-44228)
Brief update on our current knowledge about the Log4j vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228) and Vespa.
10 Dec 2021
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.
Jon M Venstad and Håkon Hallingstad
09 Dec 2021
Billion-scale vector search with Vespa - part one
Part one in a blog post series on billion-scale vector search. This post covers using nearest neighbor search with compact binary representations and bitwise hamming distance.
Jo Kristian Bergum
01 Dec 2021
Text-to-image search with Vespa
In this post we explore a text-to-image search application on Vespa using approximate nearest neighbor search on vector representations of text and images.
28 Nov 2021
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.
23 Nov 2021
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