Apache Solr has become grown-up

The open source search server Solr from Apache Foundation has become a mature technology ready for prime-time. The recent editions has added features which previously were only found in commercial offerings, such as Automatic replication for large installations with distributed search Java-API (SolrJ) Conversion of Office-documents Full faceted search Advanced tokenization, highlighting and stemming Apache

Attivio promises to bridge the gap between DB and enterprise search

Boston based Attivio (www.attivio.com) is founded by ex-FAST key people with Ali Riaz in the driver’s seat, and promises to bridge the gap between traditional Enterprise Search and traditional Databases/Information Warehouses. Being less than two years old, the new company is already making headlines, and time (and customers) will reveal how much is pure product