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New Solr book

Some people are perhaps more comfortable learning through a book than through Wiki pages and README files. For years we’ve had books about Lucene, and now comes the first book about Apache Solr as well, titled Solr 1.4 Enterprise Search … 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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Bing – first thoughts

Microsoft’s new search engine “Bing” which replaces Live Search, promises to be a decision engine rather than a search engine. Cominvent has tried it. The front page of “Bing” is nice looking. I’m in Alexandria, and want to decide how … Continue reading

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Proper search for the iPhone

As a search specialist I appreciate proper search features, also on the smartphone. For those of us remembering the PalmPilot back in 2000, it had a wonderful global search option, bringing up results from all applications in one screen. Perfect! … Continue reading

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Cominvent launches gift-card portal

Cominvent runs the gift card portal www.gavekort.no, which was first launched in 2006. Before christmas 2008, the site was completely re-written, with a new portal framework, new design and much more content. Gavekort.no is Norway’s largest collection of gift cards. … Continue reading

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