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Stump The Chump: Meet The Panel

On Novmber 6th, Stump The Chump will invade Dublin, Ireland at Lucene/Solr Revolution EU 2013. Stump The Chump is always an insanely awesome and hilarious experience for two simple reasons:…
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Chicago Solr Meetup: October 7

Next monday, October 7th, I’ll be in Chicago joining the “Enterprise Search Chicago” meetup.com group for “An Evening With Apache Solr” at 7PM. We’ll be having 2 presentations: Andy Lester…
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Méaraímis an Amadán (Stump the Chump) @ Lucene/Solr Revolution EU 2013

I’ve just received the official word: This coming November I’ll be bringing Stump The Chump to Dublin, Ireland for Lucene/Solr Revolution EU 2013. If you are not familiar with “Stump…
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Stump The Chump: San Diego Video

The Video of my Stump The Chump Session in San Diego is now available online in the Lucene Revolution YouTube channel. Follow @LuceneSolrRev on Twitter to be notified of new…
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mlockall For All

Sometimes, several ideas can get into your head at the same time and mingle around. They bounce up against each other, and in some cases: they fuse together into and…
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Stump The Chump: Meet The Winners

After a long week of great sessions and interesting conversations, I have returned home from sunny San Diego CA and finally have time to sit at my computer and catch…
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Stump The Chump: How To Watch

I’ve arrived in San Diego for Lucene/Solr Revolution, and for those of you who I won’t be able to meet in person, here are the details about how you can…
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Step Right Up And Win A Prize!

Are you the kind of person who thinks “Man, I never win anything.” ? Do you avoids carnival games even when they are free because you’re convinced they are rigged…
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Stump The Chump, Live From San Diego

Every year (sometimes twice a year) I get to have a lot of fun doing something affectionately known as “Stump The Chump” — this year is no exception. One month…
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Creating Custom Solr Request Params

Recently, someone on the #solr IRC channel asked me a question about using multiple filter queries in a request, while specifying a default for one of those queries in the…
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