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 May 5th.

Join us for a discussion around these topics:

  • What is open source and how does it affect search technology?
  • How does Solr/Lucene really work?
  • What alternatives are there within Solr/Lucene?

We’ll also present a few customer cases to highlight successful implementation of open source enterprise search.

See the attached invitation (PDF, Norwegian) for more.

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