AIF (Pipes and Filters) Improvements - AFS - Release Notes

AFS Release Notes v7.8

Product
AFS
Platform
7.8
Operating System
Debian
Category
Release Notes
Language
English
Target Audience
public

Starting from AFS v7.8.4, the Pipes and Filters have been improved with the following:

New Data Lake feature:

Starting from version 7.8.4, AIF includes support for Data Lakes:

  • Add the ability to share documents between multiple PaFs
  • New afs_datalake_diff filter: retrieve updated documents in a Data Lake

Spellchecker filter:

  • Significant performance improvements on multi core servers (processing is now massively parallel)
  • New "auto" mode: update reply databases only when necessary. This allows using the filter on large corpus with no performance cost.

Simplify the use of Managed PaFs:

Improves messages:

  • Reduce verbosity of afs_acc_build messages when a user rule discards documents.

Misc.

  • Help and error messages have been improved.