A Deep And Fuzzy Dive Into Search

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Together with my team, I took a deep dive into the available fuzzy search approaches and algorithms for quite a while, in order to find a performant solution for the various projects ArangoSearch gets used for. 

Since the introduction of ArangoSearch back in 2018, many of our users have asked for fuzzy search support. We worked hard on getting this done, and the whole team is now excited to finally make fuzzy search available with the upcoming ArangoDB 3.7.

In the following, we will share our learnings and hope they are useful for you.

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Do Graph Databases Scale? Yes? No? Let’s see!

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Graph Databases are a great solution for many modern use cases: Fraud Detection, Knowledge Graphs, Asset Management, Recommendation Engines, IoT, Permission Management … you name it. 

All such projects benefit from a database technology capable of analyzing highly connected data points and their relations fast – Graph databases are designed for these tasks.

But the nature of graph data poses challenges when it comes to *buzzword alert* scalability. So why is this, and are graph databases capable of scaling? Let’s see…

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ArangoDB 3.7 BETA – Graph & Search Engine Upgrades

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After many weeks of designing, implementing, and testing we are happy to announce that all the exciting features are now in place for ArangoDB 3.7. We are proud to share a 3.7 Beta 1 preview release, which provides an opportunity for you to try out all upcoming features before the final release. On the ArangoDB technical preview page you’ll find the Beta 1 packages for the Community and Enterprise Editions, so you can install, play and test locally. 

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An Open-Source Petri Dish-As-Code

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There are many things the global coronavirus pandemic crisis has shown us, but there are a few things that stand out. One of them is that the current vaccine and drug development process takes a lot of time. Some would even say too long for having the desired impact on containing the spread.

Source: Own representation based on IFPMA 2019
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You can now become an ArangoDB Certified Professional

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Ok, so it is official now… I mean the Official ArangoDB Certification Program 🙂

Starting today you can become an ArangoDB Certified Professional and show the world the multi-model skills you have earned. To get your personal certificate you just have to take the online quiz and answer 80% of the multiple-choice questions correctly. Read more

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