Tag Archives: Open Source

Solr being used by Google’s allforgood.org

Google runs a web page called AllForGood which helps people find opportunities to volunteer in various organizations in their neighbourhood. In the beginning, the search in the site was updated from Google’s crawlers crawling several volunteer webpages. However, when designing … Continue reading

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A week of Lucene & Solr

I was in SF, California last week to dig deeper into Solr and to meet with its core developers (now working for Lucid Imagination). It was a great week with many new connections and new insight. First of all, as … Continue reading

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Cominvent AS provides professional support for Lucene/Solr

So you are thinking of adopting open source search Solr or Lucene, but are reluctant because of the lack of support fom the open source world? Or perhaps you are already using Apache Solr or Lucene in your organization, and … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Test-driving Apache SOLR (part 1)

Some of you read my previous posts The state of open source search. I will in this post go through the process of downloading, installing, configuring and using Apache SOLR to index some sample XML data and search it. This … Continue reading

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