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Grant Ingersoll

CTO, co-founder of Lucidworks

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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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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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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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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Estimating Memory and Storage for Lucene/Solr

Many times, clients ask us to help them estimate memory usage or disk space usage or to share benchmarks as they build out there search system. Doing so is always…
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Apache Lucene 3.1.0 and Apache Solr 3.1.0

It’s official, Apache Lucene 3.1.0 and Apache Solr 3.1.0 are officially released.  Keep an eye here for more on the new features and functionality. Here’s the release announcements as just…
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Changing Bits: Lucene's FuzzyQuery is 100 times faster in 4.0

Changing Bits: Lucene’s FuzzyQuery is 100 times faster in 4.0. So cool…  I’m in awe daily of what happens in Lucene and Solr open source.  Mike’s post is just a…
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Some Lucene/Solr Freebies

While we make some of our money off of professional services and support of Apache Lucene and Solr, I thought I would pass along a few freebies when it comes…
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SXSW

For those Lucene/Solr fans at SXSW, I’ll be speaking on Sunday at 3:30 in Ballroom B at the Austin Convention Center.  If you’re around, drop in and hear RC Johnson…
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RTP area Apache Lucene/Solr talks and meetups

For those of you in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill (aka RTP) area, there are a couple of upcoming events on Lucene/Solr that may be of interest: Tomorrow, Feb. 11,…
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