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Goodbye SearchWorkings.org

Goodbye SearchWorkings.org

In 2011 we launched SearchWorkings.org, a community website that aimed to bring search professionals together, mostly around open source search technologies like Apache Lucene and Apache Solr. At the time, the number of resources providing high value content around those technologies was limited. Therefore, we created the searchworkings portal, providing blog entries, white papers and […]

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Migrating Apache Solr to Elasticsearch

Migrating Apache Solr to Elasticsearch

Elasticsearch is the innovative and advanced open source distributed search engine, based on Apache Lucene. Over the past several years, at Trifork we have been doing a lot of search implementations. Driven by the fact that every other customer wanted the ‘Google-experience’ (just a text box, type some text and get relevant results) as part […]

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Summer time…

Summer time…

For those you may have missed our newsletter last week I’d like to take this opportunity to give you a quick lowdown of what we’ve been up to. The summer months have been far from quiet and I’m pretty excited to share in this month’s edition lots of news on projects, products & upcoming events. […]

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There’s More Lucene in Solr than You Think!

We’ve been providing Lucene & Solr consultancy and training services for quite a few years now and it’s always interesting to see how these two technologies are perceived by different companies and their technical people. More precisely, I find it interesting how little Solr users know about Lucene and more so, how unaware they are […]

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Berlin Buzzwords 2012

Berlin Buzzwords 2012

Yes, Berlin Buzzwords is back on the 4th & 5th June 2012! This really is only conference for developers and users of open source software projects, focusing on the issues of scalable search, data-analysis in the cloud and NoSQL-databases. All the talks and presentations are specific to three tags; “search”, “store” and “scale”. Looking back […]

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Hotspotting Lucene With Query Specialization

Hotspotting Lucene With Query Specialization

Most Java developers probably take the technology behind HotspotTM  for granted and assume it’s best suited to optimize their code.  While they might know that choosing the best implementation of List will have a  big impact on their program’s performance, they probably shy away from worrying about the cost of virtual method calls, believing Hotspot […]

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