This repository holds Ruby integrations for ElasticSearch, including a client to the ElasticSearch cluster and a Ruby API to interface with the ElasticSearch API. ElasticSearch is a data analysis, monitoring, and search platform. ElasticSearch provides multiple products for monitoring, searching, and organizing data. The ElasticSearch API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of ElasticSearch with other applications.
Earlier this week Microsoft announced that it is making some of the imagery used in its Virtual Earth platform available for purchase (more on Virtual Earth in our VE SDK profile). The imagery, taken with Microsoft's proprietary UltraCam shown below is available for approximately 200 cities (in high resolution and averaging less than two years old).
Billaway, a rewards program solutions provider for enterprises, has just announced the launch of the Billaway API which allows developers to integrate the Billaway platform into existing billpay and other product purchase systems.
Those worried about the longevity of their tweets have another reason to relax. The Social Archive, which also stores status messages for many StatusNet-powered sites, is entering the Twitter search game. It joins Topsy, Tweet Scan and Twitter's own search engine, which received a recent upgrade.