Blog for Vespa - The open big data serving engine
Efficient open-domain question-answering on Vespa.ai
In this post, we reproduce the state-of-the-art baseline for retrieval-based question-answering systems within a single, scalable production ready application on Vespa.ai.
30 Sep 2020
Vespa Product Updates, August 2020
Introducing NLP with Transformers, Grafana how-to, Improved GEO Search Support, Query Profile Variants Optimizations, & Build on Debian 10
27 Aug 2020
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
05 Jul 2020
Introducing NLP with Transformers on Vespa
We’ve been working a lot lately on evaluating Transformer models in Vespa. Here we show how and share a bit on how we view the benefits of inference in Vespa....
02 Jul 2020
Approximate Nearest Neighbor Search in Vespa - Part 1
In this blog post we explore how the Vespa team selected HNSW (Hierarchical Navigable Small World Graphs) as the baseline approximate nearest neighbor algorithm for extension and integration in Vespa....
30 Jun 2020
The hardest problem in computing
What is the hardest problem in applied computing? My bet is on big data serving — computing over large data sets online.
26 Jun 2020
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.
30 May 2020
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.
06 May 2020
Vespa.ai and the CORD-19 public API
The Vespa team has been working non-stop to put together the cord19.vespa.ai search app based on the COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19) released by the Allen Institute for AI.
01 Apr 2020
Why most computation will become online
The most advanced companies of the world are busy moving their computation over data online. But why?
02 Mar 2020
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
28 Feb 2020
Vespa Product Updates, January 2020
The January 2020 update includes information about new tensor functions, updated sizing guides and various performance improvements.
31 Jan 2020
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