Author Archives: janhoy

Scaling search with SolrCloud

Jan had a talk at JavaZone in Oslo this september, about scaling search with the new Solr 4.0 with SolrCloud. Here are the slides and the video recording: Scaling search with Apache Solr 4.0 and SolrCloud from JavaZone on Vimeo. … Continue reading

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Lucene/Solr 4.0 Beta is out

This week the ß version of Apache Lucene/Solr was released, see release announcement. This means that things are getting stable and approaching the FINAL release – after a looong time in the makings. The most important changes is perhaps better … Continue reading

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Amazon releases CloudSearch

Amazon has really impressed me with their efficient and simple cloud solutions. Last week they announced a hosted search solution in their cloud, named CloudSearch. The idea is the same as for all the other cloud services, namely that they … Continue reading

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Solr 3.6 released

Version 3.6 of Apache Solr was recently released. This will be the last 3.x release before 4.0 will come out later this year. Version 3.6 contains many improvements and bug fixes. Here’s the release statement:

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Super flexible AutoComplete with Solr

AutoComplete or AutoSuggest has in recent years become a “must-have” search feature. Solr can do AutoComplete in a number of ways (such as Suggester, TermsComponent and Faceting using facet.prefix), but in this post we’ll consider a more advanced and flexible option, namely querying a … Continue reading

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