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A new and improved Spatial Solr

November 18th, 2009 by

Introducing the Solr Spatial Plugin

What do a directory services company, a wholesaler of bathroom fittings,  a social events guide, an oceanographic data centre and the pan-European library initiative have in common? They all need to offer their clients the ability to search and filter results within a flexible geographic area, defined by the user.

With a variety of businesses needing to customize search results to the preferences of a narrowly targeted audience, there’s an increasing demand for incorporating geographical location information into standard search functionality.

In response, JTeam has recently launched the Solr Spatial Plugin (SSP): a free, standalone, enterprise-ready plugin enabling location based search, built on top of the open source project Apache Solr.

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Apache Solr Training 30 Nov- 2 Dec ’09

November 3rd, 2009 by

Signup now for the 3 day official Introduction to Apache Solr training, now available in Amsterdam!

Introduction to Solr is a 3 day instructor-led hands-on in-classroom training course, written by the engineers who helped write the Lucene/Solr code and led by JTeam’s certified trainers. The objective of this course is to provide you with real use cases and teach you how to apply Solr search engine technologies to business requirements. During the course you will learn to apply best practices developing scalable, high availability and high performance search applications. View the course description.

This course is taught in collaboration with Lucid Imagination, the first commercial entity offering official training and support on Apache Solr and Lucene. Upon successful completion of the course, participants receive certification from Lucid.

Stay tuned for upcoming Lucene training dates.

Signup now for Solr training on 30th Nov. -2 Dec., or contact JTeam for more  information.