Category Archives: Open Source

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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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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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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Can Oracle stop Java from opening up?

There is an exciting war going on about the future openness of the Java platform. Oracle is trying to capitalize on its ownership/stewardship of Java, by starting to charge for their enterprise version of the JVM, as well as stopping … Continue reading

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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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