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Video: Search + Big Data: It's (still) All About the User

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Thanks in no small part to Lucene, quality keyword search is easily obtainable. Likewise, tools like Apache Hadoop and its ecosystem have made it easier to store and process large quantities of data.

Besides being fun for engineers to geek on and pundits to talk about, what does the big data movement mean for the real problem at hand: helping users find relevant content as quickly and cost effectively as possible? In this talk, we'll look at the opportunities the Lucene ecosystem provides to offer better search, discovery and analytics capabilities to developers in order to better enable users.

KEYNOTE: Search + Big Data: It's (still) All About the User Grant Ingersoll, Lucid Imagination; Apache Lucene Eurocon 2011 from Lucene Revolution on Vimeo.

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