Weaviate 1.21 is here!

Hello Weaviate Community, πŸ€—

Welcome to this week's edition of the Weaviate Newsletter! Get ready for the 45th issue filled with news, tutorials, demos, and other thrilling highlights we can't wait to share with you. Plus, we're thrilled to announce the new Weaviate 1.21 release, and we'll provide you with all the essentials to kickstart.

Let's jump right in!

Weaviate 1.21

Discover the latest features of Weaviate 1.21:

  1. New operators ContainsAny and ContainsAll simplify complex queries.

  2. Multi-Tenancy Boost: Experimental tenant deactivation for efficiency and performance.

  3. New Vectorizer Modules: Introducing text2vec-gpt4all and multi2vec-bind modules for advanced data processing.

  4. Performance Improvements: Faster search, indexing, and backup operations.

  5. Hybrid Search Algorithm Refinement: Improved scoring stability for precise results.

Experience it on Weaviate Cloud Services (WCS).

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Vector Data Tips, Tricks, and Tech


Introducing Our New Online Workshops!

Big news – our Online Workshops page is officially up and running on our website! πŸš€

  • πŸŽ‰ For Beginners: If you're starting out, these workshops are designed just for you. Check out upcoming workshop schedules on our Online Workshops page.

  • πŸ“ˆ Level Up: Don't worry; advanced topics are on the horizon! We're cooking up workshops that delve into more complex aspects.

Newest AI & Data Technology Developments


New Unit: Weaviate Academy

Finished Unit 1, "Hello Weaviate," and hungry for more?

Introducing Unit 102 Queries 1 (Python), brought to you by JP Hwang. Ready to up your game with Weaviate?

  • πŸ” What's Inside: Take a deep dive into efficient querying! Discover advanced vector search tricks like 'nearVector,' 'nearObject,' and 'nearText.' Plus, get savvy with filters to tweak your results.

  • πŸš€ What You'll Learn: Complete this unit to master 'Get' queries, dissect Weaviate's responses, and understand the nitty-gritty of different search methods. We're talking 'Aggregate' queries, filter superpowers, and a sneak peek into Weaviate's vector search magic.

  • πŸ“‹ What You Need:

    • (Essential) A Python (3) playground with weaviate-client.

    • (Must-Have) Finished 101A Weaviate Academy Prep.

    • (Recommended) A quick stop at "Hello, Weaviate."

  • 🌟 What's Next: Ready to level up? Dive into Unit 102 on Weaviate Academy now! And if you haven't checked out "Hello, Weaviate," it's your foundation for greatness.

Upcoming Events

On the Calendar

Stay connected with us on social media for updates, behind-the-scenes glimpses, and maybe even a surprise or two. Get ready for an awesome tech-filled September.

Remember to check out the provided links for all the details on how to sign up. We can't wait to meet you!

Welcoming New Faces

  • Meet Alea Abed, our new Head of Marketing. We’re super excited to have her on board! πŸ™‚ 

Thank you for Reading

Do you have any questions about Weaviate, vector databases, documentation, or other topics? Feel free to explore the Weaviate Forum, where you can engage in community conversations. Looking forward to your participation over the next two weeks!