Posts Tagged: Erik Hatcher

Poor man's "entity" extraction with Solr

My work at LucidWorks primarily involves helping customers build their desired solutions.  Recently, more than one customer has inquired about doing “entity extraction”.  Entity extraction, as defined on Wikipedia, “seeks…
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ApacheCon: Search, Big Data, and the Cloud

Ahhh…. ApacheCon!   It’s that time again, and in one of America’s finest cities (Portland, Oregon).  Location and quality content, you can’t beat that.  If you’re active in the “big data”,…
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Indexing rich files into Solr, quickly and easily

This past weekend I presented yet another “Rapid Prototyping with Solr” presentation, this time back in the saddle with the No Fluff, Just Stuff symposium in Raleigh, NC. I intentionally…
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Charlottesville, VA meetup

If you’re in the central VA, or even in the northern VA / DC area, come join us for the inaugural “Charlottesville Solr and Lucene Meetup”. Charlottesville is home to…
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Überconf – No Fluff, Just Solr

I had the honor and pleasure of being invited to speak at Überconf last week in the Denver, CO area. The annual conference is organized by Jay Zimmerman of No…
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Data.gov on Solr

At ApacheCon this week I presented “Rapid Prototyping with Solr”.  This is the third time I’ve given a presentation with the same title.  In the spirit of the rapid prototyping…
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Lucene, Solr, Mahout and Droids ApacheCon EU in Amsterdam

Lucene and me at ApacheCon EU in Amsterdam March 23-27. I’ve posted a Lucene related event schedule on my blog for people who are interested.  Of particular note are the…
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The Rising Sun: Erik Hatcher presents at code4lib conference

Erik presents “The Rising Sun: Making the most of Solr power” at 2009 code{4}lib conference in Providence, RI. “Rapid fire, Erik will go through a number of ways to improve…
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Solr with Ruby: Erik Hatcher speaks at CVREG

If you’re considering adding search capabilities to your Rails app, and you’re going to be in Richmond VA this Tuesday, do yourself a favor: come out and learn what Solr…
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