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LlamaIndex May 7, 2024

LlamaIndex Newsletter 2024-05-07

Hello LlamaIndex fam! 🦙

If you’re in SF, join us for the first-ever Llama 3 Hackathon (invitation here)! Shack15 is an amazing venue and it’s sure to be a fun time. If you can’t make it, stay tuned for the rundown on the cool projects that come out of the event. Now, on to the highlights:

🤩 The highlights:

✨ Feature Releases and Enhancements:

Two big releases this week!

🎥 Demos:

  • Filter AirBnB listings using natural language with this open-source demo! It uses Mistral AI’s Mixtral 8x7b and Qdrant engine, plus Streamlit to build UI. Tweet, Blog post
  • Fully local RAG with Llama 3, Ollama and LlamaIndex! A short, sweet guide. Tweet, Blog post
  • Fine-tune your embedding model using labels from a reranker. Tweet, Blog post

🗺️ Guides:

  • Hanane Dupouy walks us through building an agent that can perform complex financial calculations. Tweet, Slides
  • Plaban Nayak sets up a local, open-source RAG pipeline that uses Llama 3 and Qdrant to demonstrate how to improve the accuracy of your RAG with reranking. Tweet, Blog post
  • Jason Zhou talks about the components needed for agentic RAG. Tweet
  • Divyanshu Dixit walks us through agents dedicated to workflow automation. Tweet, Blog post

✍️ Tutorials:

  • Tyler Hutcherson of Redis and our own Laurie Voss walk you through building agentic RAG with semantic caching and other production-ready techniques. Video, Notebook
  • Cleanlab has a tutorial on getting trustworthiness scores from your RAG pipeline to allow you to avoid hallucinations and course-correct. Tweet, Notebook

🎥 Webinars:

  • On May 8 we’ll be co-hosting a webinar with Pulumi on deploying AI applications to AWS. Tweet
  • Our own Andrei and friends walk you from basic RAG through handling long-context RAG all the way to evaluating your RAG pipeline. Tweet, Video, Notebook