When talking about search, most people only consider technology: the search engine is a huge black box, which does something invisible, something magic, and expected to provide the relevant results.
However, it is important to understand that search is a complex process – with a great deal of human involvement. Read more…
Apparently, 2016 is the year of big changes in the world of Search.
Earlier this year, Google has announced the withdrawal of their Search Appliance (GSA).
This step results in significant changes for many organizations. The retirement of GSA is unprecedented. There have been several acquisitions in the world of search engines in the last couple of years (FAST Search & Transfer by Microsoft, Exalead by Dassault, Endeca by Oracle, Verity and Ultraseek by Autonomy, Autonomy by HP, etc.). But this recent decision by Google is different: GSA for on-premises use is going to be discontinued.
As one might have guessed, this announcement had significant implications on the Search market.
Vendors started to react instantly.
So did Yippy as well. The press release says:
Our Google Search Appliance (GSA) e-book is #1 best seller in “Information Management” category on Amazon.
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We are happy to announce that our new e-book
is available on Amazon now!
I am happy to announce that Search Explained’s first e-book “Google Search Appliance Retirement Explained – What’s Next? Analysis by Agnes Molnar” is going to be available to purchase from 10 April, 2016.
Google announced a few weeks ago that “Google has decided to sunset the hardware-based Google Search Appliance (GSA) and focus their engineering efforts on cloud-based solutions.”
This step results in significant changes for many organizations. The retirement of GSA is unprecedented. Read more…