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Latest Release: 5.0.2 (22 October 2019)

Component Versions

Fusion comes bundled with everything you need to get started.

Solr 8.3.1

ZooKeeper 3.5.6

Spark 2.4.3

New features

Predictive Merchandiser

Predictive Merchandiser is an AI powered merchandising tool that provides insights and recommendations for optimizing search results and product placement.

Predictive Merchandiser Board

It provides an easy to use interface, allowing you to:

  • Connect to a Fusion Server data source and simulate the shopping experience of your customers.

  • Pin, boost, bury, and block specific products in your catalog.

  • Create business rules to display custom banners, or redirect customers to a different page on your site, for example.

  • Create search rewriting strategies to manage spelling mistakes, synonym matching, phrase matching, and poorly performing queries.

  • Review query rewriting strategies that were generated automatically using machine learning models in Fusion.

  • Deploy new business rules and search rewrites to the Fusion data source where they can be triggered by live queries.

  • View analytics reports that show, for example, the variation in site visits over time, the most clicked on products, and the most searched for terms.

Previous releases

4.2.5 (22 October 2019)

Component Versions

Solr 7.7.2

ZooKeeper 3.4.13

Spark 2.3.2

Jetty 9.4.19.v20190610

Ignite 2.6.0

5.0.0 (11 September 2019)

Component Versions

Solr 8.2

ZooKeeper 3.4.13

Spark 2.4.3

No new features or improvements were introduced in Fusion AI 5.0.0.

4.2.2 (17 May 2019)

Component Versions

Solr 7.5

ZooKeeper 3.4.13

Spark 2.3.2

Jetty 9.4.12.v20180830

Ignite 2.6.0

No new features were introduced in Fusion AI 4.2.2. * Synonym pairs are now grouped and treated as one term when for better compatibility with Solr’s "minimum match" (mm) query parameter.

  • Recommender jobs are no longer scheduled by default; they must now be scheduled manually or run on demand. (Previously, default recommender jobs were automatically scheduled to run after the _user_item_preferences_aggregation job.)