Solr Suggester

Solr Suggester How would you like to have your user type “energy”, and see suggestions like: Energa Gedania Gdansk Energies of God United States Secretary of Energy Kinetic energy The…
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Hubble Sees a Horsehead of a Different Color

Thoughts on “Search vs. Discovery”

“Search vs discovery” is a common dichotomy that is used in discussions about search technology, where the former is about finding specific things that are either known or assumed to…
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Infographic: 15 Years of The Apache Software Foundation

How a few optimistic webmasters changed the Web forever.


Parsing and Indexing Multi-Value Fields in Lucidworks Fusion

Recently, I was helping a client move from a pure Apache Solr implementation to Lucidworks Fusion.  Part of this effort entailed the recreation of indexing processes (implemented using Solr’s REST…
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Introducing Query Autofiltering

Query Autofiltering is autotagging of the incoming query where the knowledge source is the search index itself.  What does this mean and why should we care? Content tagging processes are…
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Mark Your Calendar: Lucene/Solr Revolution 2015

If you attended Lucene/Solr Revolution 2014 and took the post-event survey, you’ll know that we polled attendees on where they would like to see the next Revolution take place. Austin…
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Enabling SSL on Fusion Admin UI

Lucidworks Fusion can encrypt communications to and from clients with SSL. This section describes enabling SSL on Fusion Admin UI with the Jetty server using a self-signed certificate. Basic SSL…
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Well Tempered Clavier Fugue 2

The Well Tempered Search Application – Fugue

or “Tarballs II – The Search for More Money” (First a shout-out to the one and only Mel Brooks for inspiring the subtitle – and for Mel’s benefit – a…
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Infographic: Free the CIO

What’s keeps CIOs from having the most impact?