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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

November 11, 2019

Reading the title of this blog post, you will likely associate the title with the fairy tale Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. An association is a connection in mind for two related terms. It is a creative process that the human brain is so good at it. Another creative process is using synonyms.

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Cloud Foundry Explained in 5 Minutes

November 7, 2019

Cloud Foundry is an open-source platform as a service (PaaS) that enables developers to deploy applications fast and at scale. With its widespread adoption across big organizations, it's important to understand its basic concepts. This blog post provides the fundamental terminology required to have a basic understanding of Cloud Foundry.

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你们好 - Elasticsearch and the Chinese language

October 30, 2019

Today we are looking into the Elasticsearch language support of Chinese. Chinese is spoken by the ethnic Chinese majority and many minority ethnic groups in China. About 1.2 billion people (around 16% of the world's population) speak some form of Chinese as their first language. We are an international company, so having customers in Singapore or Hong Kong makes it super interesting. Chinese consists of many dialects and mostly two written forms. In our first section, I will clarify which region uses what dialect and written form. After that, we are looking at what is supported by…

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