Monthly Archives: October 2011

Hadoop lets you store everything; with Lucene/Solr and more, you can find what you're looking for

This month’s Wired Magazine features a story on the roots of Hadoop at Yahoo and the three companies vying to drive its commercial frontiers farther forward faster: Hortonworks (Apache Lucene…
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Apache Lucene Eurocon Barcelona 2011: Presentation slides are now available

With a near doubling over the prior year, Apache Lucene Eurocon Barcelona 2011 came to a successful conclusion this past week, featuring over 40 presentations reflecting the breadth, depth, and…
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From Barcelona to Vancouver with Lucene and Solr

With another Lucene Eurocon successfully behind us (thanks Barcelona, you’ve been awesome!), it’s time to say hello to Vancouver for ApacheCon.  I’ll leave it to others to fill in the…
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Your search software supplier has been acquired? The safe bet: Lucene/Solr open source

To hear him tell it two weeks ago, Larry Ellison’s Oracle had everything you need for search technology; no need for that legacy search platform, Autonomy. In fact, Oracle and…
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Mahout in Action Review

You know your (technical) baby is (almost) grown up when the book on the project finally comes out.  Such is the case for Apache Mahout, thanks to Manning Publications shipping…
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Apache Solr & Ecommerce Webinar

SHI in Germany – a Lucid Imagination Authorized Partner – will be hosting a webinar on using Solr for ecommerce. Jay Hill, Lucid Imagination Architect, will present and use examples…
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Hadoop & Solr Meetup in Tel Aviv

Rod Cope from OpenLogic (and a Lucene Revolution 2010 alum) will be speaking via Webex at the IGTCloud Meetup in Tel Aviv on Tuesday, October 11, 201 at 5:30 PM….
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Search for Knowledge is Now Open

Search is the circulatory system for knowledge. It excels at finding data and information, from which knowledge is constructed. Search can’t quite create knowledge—ultimately, that’s a human task—but it does…
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Multivalued geolocation fields in Solr

Today we’ll see a small workaround that can be used to accomplish a very common use case regarding geographic search. The example use case is the following The client is…
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Monitoring Apache Solr and LucidWorks with Zabbix

If you’re running Apache Solr in production, you count on it to deliver solid performance and expect it to be up at all times. Even if you tested your setup…
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