Monthly Archives: September 2011

Lucene in Barcelona, in Action

EuroCon is rapidly approaching.  I’m working on refreshing our Lucene training and updating it to Lucene 3.4.  Almost there!  As part of my effort I came to the (duh!) enlightenment…
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SF Bay Lucene/Solr Meetup Attracts 100 Attendees (and a special appearance by Doug Cutting!)

Over 100 open source search enthusiasts gathered at the SF Bay Lucene/Solr Meetup on September 22. We had a special honored guest – Lucene’s creator, Cloudera architect, and ASF Chairman,…
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Enterprise Search: Commodity or Revolution?

New research by Aberdeen Group finds that as growing supplies of data meet the demand for actionable information, best in class organizations increasingly turn to search technologies; those using open…
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Announcing LucidWorks 2.0, the search platform for Apache Solr/Lucene

If you’re a search application developer or architect, if you’ve got big data on your hands or on the brain, or if you’ve got big plans for Apache Lucene/Solr, this…
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Some more European Search in Action

You might not know it, but not all the Lucene/Solr committers work at Lucid Imagination — and that’s a good thing. Simon Wilnauer, chair of the Apache Lucene PMC, whom…
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Lucene goes from Enterprise Search to search platform

Somewhere in the soap opera that might be titled ‘As Hewlett Packard Turns’, the question of the impact of the Autonomy acquisition on the market once known as ‘Enterprise Search’…
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SF Bay Area Lucene/Solr Meetup: 9/22 6:30PM (http://bit.ly/r19aZx)

Want to find out what’s coming in Apache Lucene/Solr 4.0? Located in the San Francisco Bay Area? Then please join us on Thursday, September 22, 2011 from 6:30-8:30PM in Redwood…
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Happy Anniversary, Lucene! 10 years at the ASF

From a quiet start as a pet project to a giant in the industry, Apache Lucene is definitely the little (search) engine that could.  On September 18th, 2001 (at 16:29:48 UTC) Jason…
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Stump The Chump? Win A Prize!

One month from today we’ll be kicking off Apache Lucene Eurocon in Barcelona, and I will once again be in the hot seat for a session of Stump The Chump….
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Programmers Guide to Open Source Search: Apache Solr / Lucene 3.4

With the merging of Apache Lucene and Apache Solr into a single codebase, the release of Solr 3.4 brings with it a host of welcome improvements, introduced in the 3.1,…
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