Monthly Archives: November 2011

What's with lowercasing wildcard (multiterm) queries in Solr?

Wildcard query terms aren’t analyzed, why is that? Prior to the current 3x branch (which will be released as 3.6) and the trunk (4.0) Solr code, users have frequently been…
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Lucene/Solr 3.5 Released

Official release announcement for Lucene/Solr 3.5: November 27 2011, Apache Lucene™ 3.5.0 available   The Lucene PMC is pleased to announce the release of Apache Lucene 3.5.0.   Apache Lucene…
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Solr Reference Guide 3.4 available!

Solr Reference Guide version 3.4 is now available. The Reference Guide is designed to provide descriptions of  all the important feature and functions of the LucidWorks for Solr Certified Distribution….
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The Rich Web Experience

I’ll be speaking at the upcoming Rich Web Experience conference in Ft. Lauderdale, presenting an “Introduction to Solr”, “Solr Recipes”, and “Lucene for Solr Developers”.  I’ll be tying all of…
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Bet You Didn't Know Lucene Can…

Here are my ApacheCon 2011 slides for my talk “Bet You Didn’t Know Lucene Can…” :   Bet you didn’t know Lucene can… View more presentations from gsingers.

Performance of Google’s V8 Javascript engine in Solr

The use of scripting languages to add new functionality to systems is something that I’ve always found very helpful. You don’t have to download the source code of the system,…
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Triangle Hadoop UG, Next Meeting: Nov 15, 2011 @ Bronto Software

For those of you in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill NC area, Lucid Imagination is sponsoring the next (and ongoing) Triangle Hadoop Users Group Meeting, November 15, 2011 @ Bronto Software in…
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Apache Mahout: Scalable machine learning for everyone

    My most recent article on Mahout is up at IBM developerWorks.  It is titled Apache Mahout: Scalable machine learning for everyone and is designed to walk you through using Mahout…
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SF Bay Area Apache Mahout User Meeting on Nov. 29

For all of those interested in Apache Mahout and scalable machine learning, Lucid Imagination is hosting a Mahout Users Meeting at it’s new office in Redwood City on Nov. 29th….
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Stop being so agreeable!

I confess, this is heavily influenced by the eXtreme Programming folks, but I see it recur again and again: we tech folks have historically been far too quick to say…
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