Recently we had a change to help with a non-commercial project which
included search as its part. One of the assumptions, although not the
key ones, was...
1 replies - 6401 views - 02/21/12 by Rafał Kuć in Articles
Two popular methods of indexing existing data are the Data Import
Handler (DIH) and Tika (Solr Cell)/ExtractingRequestHandler. These can
be used to index...
1 replies - 9799 views - 02/15/12 by Erick Erickson in Articles
I’ve been spending the last few days at work trying to improve our
search performance, and have been banging my head against the dismax
query target and...
0 replies - 5446 views - 02/14/12 by Geoffrey Papilion in Articles
When Solr versioning changed to align with Lucene and it hit 3.x, the implications were major - not only in terms of the migration differences that you need to...
0 replies - 4457 views - 02/13/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
Advanced Filter Caching is a relatively new feature in Solr,
available in version 3.4 and above. It allows precise control over how
Solr handles filter...
1 replies - 5040 views - 02/13/12 by Yonik Seeley in Articles
A very handy new feature called query time joining is coming to Lucene sooner than anticipated. While it was confirmed last month that it would be in Lucene...
0 replies - 6287 views - 02/11/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in News
The Dismax query parser has been with Solr for a long time. Most of the time we use parameters like qf, pf or mm forgetting about a very useful parameter...
0 replies - 5221 views - 02/08/12 by Rafał Kuć in Articles
One of the features of the latest Solr version (3.5)
is the ability to identify the language of the document during its
indexation. In today's entry we...
0 replies - 5410 views - 02/06/12 by Rafał Kuć in Articles
Learn about the controversy that emerged in the early days of the Java 7 GA release because of the effect it had on Apache Lucene - from the perspective of Uwe...
3 replies - 11256 views - 02/03/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in Videos
One of the configuration variables we can find in the solrconfig.xml file is maxBooleanClauses,
which specifies the maximum number of boolean clauses that...
0 replies - 4110 views - 02/02/12 by Rafał Kuć in Articles
Recently, we had a project where we helped a client index a corpus of
Chinese language documents in Solr. We have asked Dan Funk, a committer
0 replies - 9698 views - 01/30/12 by Jason Hull in Articles
This talk will show how the relevance of search results can be
improved by using morphological analysis and named entity recognition.
0 replies - 5842 views - 01/27/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in Videos
Search at Etsy poses significant challenges. Our marketplace is
filled with millions of unique, short-lived items and people trying to
find them over 10...
0 replies - 6892 views - 01/26/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in Videos
The free Solr Reference Guide published by Lucid Imagination has been updated to 3.5 - the current release version of Solr
and Lucene. The changes weren't...
2 replies - 5727 views - 01/23/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in News
See and hear how IBM applies Lucence into their commercial software
offerings. Hear about experience in development and advantages of this...
0 replies - 4026 views - 01/21/12 by Chris Smith in Videos
post I described a known limitation
of BlockJoinQuery: it joins in only one direction (from
child to parent documents). This can be a problem...
0 replies - 3496 views - 01/18/12 by Michael Mccandless in Tips and Tricks
Today I’m gonna share with you my experience when I started with
Apache Cassandra…One of the most complicated steps to learn any NoSql
stuff, is to...
0 replies - 12720 views - 01/18/12 by Jose Alvarez Mu... in Articles
Virgin Money Giving is a UK-based not-for-profit business that was
launched as a result of Virgin Money’s sponsorship of the London
Marathon and raised...
0 replies - 4048 views - 01/17/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in Videos
Working at Lucid Imagination a customer once asked me about how they
could modify the score of the documents in Solr in order to get most
1 replies - 6821 views - 01/16/12 by Chris Smith in Articles
In this case study I'll discuss architectural lessons learned from
refactoring an existing REST-API backed by Apache Solr. The initial goal
0 replies - 4173 views - 01/15/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in Videos