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Solr architecture diagram

We at Cominvent have often had the need to visualize the internal architecture of Apache Solr in order to explain both the relationships of the components as well as the flow of data and queries. The result is this conceptual … Continue reading

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Apache Solr 3.1 released

It’s been a long wait, and now it’s here – the release of Solr version 3.1. The 1.4.1 release was in June 2010, and for various reasons there was never a 1.4.2 nor a 1.5 release. Part of the reason … Continue reading

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Apache Solr 3.1 Product Sheet

The brand new version 3.1 of Apache Solr was released yesterday. We have created a 2-page Apache Solr product sheet, which very briefly (and beautifully) describes the high-level features of the popular search engine, including links for downloading and getting … 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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