Category Archives: Open Source

Breakfast seminar Oslo May 5th

Welcome to join Cominvent and FindWise in a breakfast seminar in Oslo May 5th, with the topic “Cost effective and flexible search solutions based on open source”. The seminar is at Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel in Oslo, between 8-10am wednesday … Continue reading

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Time to upgrade your search?

You have a search solution already. Are you satisfied? Have your needs changed? How long since you evaluated alternatives? Perhaps it’s time for a faster, bigger, more feature rich, more extensible or more affordable search engine? A migration requires good … 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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