Category/Tag: Tutorials

Installing pgvector in Preparation for Retrieval Augmented Generation

Installing pgvector in Preparation for Retrieval Augmented Generation

Continuing from our previous tutorial on setting up a database in preparation for Machine Learning with RAG (Retrieval Augmented Generation), Bruce Nielson discusses how to install the pgvector extension for PostgreSQL.


Installing PostgreSQL in Preparation for Retrieval Augmented Generation

Installing PostgreSQL in Preparation for Retrieval Augmented Generation

One big problem with a Cosine Similarity search is how computationally intensive it is, and there aren't many options to make it much better. Therefore, you need a proper database to work with, and in this tutorial, we will discuss setting up PostgreSQL in preparation for working with RAG/ML.


Haystack, Google, and Gemma: A Tutorial

Haystack, Google, and Gemma: A Tutorial

The Haystack Library is a great way to easily take advantage of and integrate semantic-search-like functionality into your AI. Currently, however, it can be quite difficult to find a functional tutorial on how to get Haystack working with free LLMs, and so Bruce Nielson, Mindfire's own expert on AI and ML, decided to put together a tutorial of his own on how to get it working using Google Gemma.


LM Studio - The Easiest Way to get Started with Hugging Face LLMs

LM Studio - The Easiest Way to get Started with Hugging Face LLMs

In this short blog, Bruce Nielson shares one of his favorite tools for getting started with Hugging Face LLMs, LM Studio. This tool allows easy access and use of Hugging Face LLMs, even for those with little technical knowledge. It can be a great way to get started, or to just learn more about Large Language Models.