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Speaking at Lucene EuroCon

Jan Høydahl will be speaking at Lucene EuroCon in Prague May 20-21st 2010. EuroCon is a new annual conference hosted by Lucid Imagination. In this event the majority of the Lucene/Solr community will come together discussing how search can improve … Continue reading

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FAST to abandon Linux and Unix

In a recent blog post by CTO Bjørn Olstad, referenced by CNet, Beyond Search and Norwegian digi.no today, FAST announces that ESP 5.3 is the last version of their Enterprise Search Platform to run on Linux or Unix. As a … Continue reading

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Cominvent pioneers Solr Training in Scandinavia

Cominvent is the first company in Scandinavia to offer professional classroom training for the Open Source search engine Apache Solr. Last week we conducted a training in Denmark, and we plan for a regular schedule in Oslo and on-demand elsewhere … Continue reading

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Solr does GEO search

Apache Solr is a very capable enterprise search platform, doing most things you would expect from such a solution. But what about GEO sensitive applications like Yellow-pages, maps search, sort by distance to X etc? The big commercial systems such … Continue reading

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Test driving Chrome OS

After all the buzz about Chrome OS being open-sourced as “Chromium OS”, I had to give it a ride. I could have compiled the source from scratch, but a quick search gave this page from Gdgt providing a VMWare image … Continue reading

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