Vipshop is a leading online discount retailer for brands in China. The company offers high quality and popular branded products to consumers throughout China at a significant discount from retail prices. To optimize the shopping experience for their customers, the company built a personalized search recommendation system based on user query keywords and user portraits. Milvus, an open-source vector database built by Zilliz, is used to power the personalized recommender system on Vipshop’s mobile apps.
Build an e-commerce search recommendation system is to retrieve suitable products from a large number of products and display them to users according to their search intent and preference.
"At present, Milvus-based vector search can be used steadily in recommendation system scenarios, and its high performance gives us more room to play in the dimensionality of model and algorithm selection."Read the full story