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Blogs I Read: Search Facets

January 31st, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

A couple of years ago, I started The Noisy Channel as a personal blog. Since my then-employer Endeca didn’t have a corporate blog, I became the company’s ambassador to the blogosphere, despite my protests that this was not a corporate blog.

But I’m pleased to report that Endeca now has is its own blog, aptly entitled Search Facets. I’m not usually a fan of corporate blogs, but I like the approach Endeca is taking to this one. The folks who have posted so far are Adam Ferrari (CTO), Vladimir Zelevinsky (Research Scientist), and Pete Bell (Co-Founder)–an indication that the blog will contain substance, rather than warmed-over press releases.

Indeed, the posts so far are nice and meaty. I particularly like Adam’s post about “Vertical stores for vertical web search?“–it’s nice to see read intelligent analysis from someone who understand the strengths of both MapReduce and column-oriented relational databases.

Anyway, I’m delighted that my former co-workers have taken to the blogosphere, and I look forward to reading what they have to say!

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