Category Archives: Search technology

Our GoOpen talk about DN.no migrating to Solr

We held a talk at the Open Source Conference GoOpen 2011 in Oslo today, together with our customer NHST, represented by Hans Jørgen Hoel. The talk was about the process of migrating from FAST ESP to Apache Solr for all … Continue reading

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Cominvent expands Solr Training

Cominvent has been delivering professional training within enterprise search for more than 7 years. First on the FAST platform, and then on Solr/Lucene. We were the first to introduce Solr training in Europe. We have now expanded our comprehensive training … Continue reading

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Visualization of Lucene segment merges

Lucene guru Mike McCandless just released on his blog an impressive piece of work visualizing how Lucene MergePolicy really works through a series of YouTube videos. He feeds Solr with a 10Gb Wikipedia dump and also some random add/delete data … Continue reading

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The Solr distros are coming

Open Source Search is gaining more and more traction. First you had Lucene (2001), giving great search for programmers. Then we got Solr (2006) making search accessible for non programmers, but a certain level of expertise is still needed. And then … Continue reading

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The first real FAST Search book

Over due by several years, Wrox just published a book about Microsoft Enterprise Search, including the different FAST flavours. Bravo! You can ask how all the users of FAST technology could have managed for so many years without some public … Continue reading

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