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Epsilla is an open-source vector database that leverages the advanced parallel graph traversal techniques for vector indexing. Epsilla is licensed under GPL-3.0.

This notebook shows how to use the functionalities related to the Epsilla vector database.

As a prerequisite, you need to have a running Epsilla vector database (for example, through our docker image), and install the pyepsilla package. View full docs at docs.

!pip/pip3 install pyepsilla

We want to use OpenAIEmbeddings so we have to get the OpenAI API Key.

import getpass
import os

os.environ["OPENAI_API_KEY"] = getpass.getpass("OpenAI API Key:")

OpenAI API Key: ········

from langchain_community.vectorstores import Epsilla
from langchain_openai import OpenAIEmbeddings
from langchain_community.document_loaders import TextLoader
from langchain_text_splitters import CharacterTextSplitter

loader = TextLoader("../../modules/state_of_the_union.txt")
documents = loader.load()

documents = CharacterTextSplitter(chunk_size=1000, chunk_overlap=0).split_documents(

embeddings = OpenAIEmbeddings()

Epsilla vectordb is running with default host "localhost" and port "8888". We have a custom db path, db name and collection name instead of the default ones.

from pyepsilla import vectordb

client = vectordb.Client()
vector_store = Epsilla.from_documents(
query = "What did the president say about Ketanji Brown Jackson"
docs = vector_store.similarity_search(query)

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One of the most serious constitutional responsibilities a President has is nominating someone to serve on the United States Supreme Court.

And I did that 4 days ago, when I nominated Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. One of our nation’s top legal minds, who will continue Justice Breyer’s legacy of excellence.

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