• OpenSearch partner highlight: Using Cloaked Search to protect your data

    Mon, Nov 14, 2022

    Most companies will tell you that the data they hold is well protected. They’ll say it’s encrypted “at rest and in transit,” which means they use HTTPS and disk-level or database-level encryption. Unfortunately, this isn’t the protection most people think it is.

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  • The thud test: Measuring OpenSearch Documentation

    Fri, Nov 11, 2022

    When I first started my career as a technical writer about 20 years ago, success was measured by the volume of content produced. Back then, everything was printed and bound. When you dropped a stack of paper on a desk or the ground, it would make an audible thud. The theory went that the louder the thud, the more content...

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  • Adding new distributions to the OpenSearch Project

    Mon, Oct 31, 2022

    Starting with OpenSearch version 1.3.2 for 1.x, and 2.0.0 for 2.x, OpenSearch has expanded its artifacts into multiple distributions, including TAR, Docker, and RPM. Looking back, it has been a challenging and exciting journey to get here.

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  • From the editor's desk: OpenSearch Project voice and tone

    Wed, Oct 26, 2022

    In the first installment of our From the editor’s desk series, we focused on the OpenSearch Project and inclusion, a subject that is foundational to who we are and how we talk to each other as a community. For the second installment, we’d like to focus on another subject related to community interaction: voice and tone.

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  • Learn-to-Rank with OpenSearch and Metarank

    Tue, Oct 25, 2022

    Metarank is an open-source secondary ranker that can perform advanced search results by reordering the results with a LambdaMART learning to rank (LTR) model. In this post, we’ll discuss why and when an LTR approach to ranking may be helpful and how Metarank implements LTR on top of OpenSearch.

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