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Use Solr 5 with Docker

Docker is all the rage at the moment! It was recently selected as Gartner Cool Vendor in DevOps. As you may already know, Docker is a platform to build and deploy applications as self-contained units. Those units, called containers, can ... Read More...


Posted on May 1, 2015 by in Latest Articles


Facets with Lucene

During the development of our latest product, Norconex Content Analytics, we decided to add facets to the search interface. They allow for exploring the indexed content easily. Solr and Elasticsearch both have facet implementations that work on top of Lucene. ... Read More...


Posted on August 1, 2014 by in Latest Articles


Upgrading code to Lucene 4

For a client last year, we had to upgrade some old Lucene code to Lucene 4. Lucene 4 was a rather large release and there are many aspects to be aware when upgrading non trivial code. Let’s take a look ... Read More...


Posted on January 13, 2014 by in Latest Articles


Serving autocomplete suggestions fast!

Autocomplete (also known as live suggestions or search suggestions) is very popular with Search applications. It is generally used to return either query suggestion (à la Google Autocomplete) or to propose existing search results (à la Facebook). Open source search ... Read More...


Posted on October 9, 2013 by in Latest Articles


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