Lucidworks Fusion 2.2 Now Available

January 11, 2016

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Fusion plus Solr Suggesters for More Search, Less Typing

The Solr suggester search component was previously discussed on this blog in the post Solr Suggester by Solr committer Erick Erickson. This post shows how to add a Solr suggester component to a Fusion query pipeline in order to provide the kind of auto-complete functionality expected from a modern search app. By auto-complete we mean […]

February 4, 2016

Jake Mannix Joins Lucidworks as Principal Data Engineer

We are pleased to welcome Jake Mannix to the Lucidworks team as our new Principal Data Engineer. Jake’s past work includes: Working on data pipelining with Apache Spark to scale a semantic search engine at the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence. Jake was tech lead for Twitter’s Data Science / Data Engineering team, building both the […]

January 20, 2016

Top Blog Posts of 2015

The best of the blog from the past year including Solr authentication, Hadoop connectors, facets and stats, Docker, Spark, and increasing indexing and performance.

January 13, 2016

Erik Hatcher, Developer on Fire, Profiled by Dave Rael

Lucidworks engineer, Apache Lucene committer, and co-author of Lucene in Action as well as co-author of Java Development with Ant is profiled on Dave Rael’s Developer on Fire podcast. Subscribe or listen on iTunes or via the podcast’s feed.

January 9, 2016

Open Source Hadoop Connectors for Solr

Lucidworks is happy to announce that several of our connectors for indexing content from Hadoop to Solr are now open source. We have six of them, with support for Spark, Hive, Pig, HBase, Storm and HDFS, all available in Github. All of them work with Solr 5.x, and include options for Kerberos-secured environments if required. HDFS for Solr […]

December 17, 2015

Data Security and Human Insecurities: How Scammers Take Advantage

Lucidworks CEO Will Hayes latest Forbes columns looks at the ways scammers take advantage of the big holes in big data to prey on all of us: “The immense amount of data we expose about ourselves make it incredibly easy to get targeted. … These profiles make it easier than ever for up-to-no-gooders to target us […]

December 16, 2015