Posts tagged ‘search’

An Open-Source Crawler for Microsoft Azure Search

Norconex just released a Microsoft Azure Search Committer for its open-source crawlers (Norconex Collectors).  This empowers Azure Search users with full-featured file system and web crawlers. If you have not yet discovered Norconex Collectors, head over to the Norconex Collectors website ... Read More...


Posted on May 23, 2017 by in Latest Releases


Google Search Appliance is Being Phased Out… Now What?

Google Search Appliance (GSA) was introduced in 2002, and since then, thousands of organizations have acquired Google “search in a box” to meet their search needs. Earlier this year, Google announced they are discontinuing sales of this appliance past 2016 ... Read More...


Posted on April 15, 2016 by in Latest Articles


Data Mining with Solr 5 – How to Slice and Dice Your Data With Facet Pivot and the Stats Module

Introduction You already know that Solr is a great search application, but did you know that Solr 5 could be used as a platform to slice and dice your data?  With Pivot Facet working hand in hand with Stats Module, ... Read More...


Posted on April 9, 2015 by in Latest Articles


How to Run Solr as a Service on Windows

In this tutorial, I will show you how to run Solr as a Microsoft Windows service. Up to version 5.0.0, it was possible to run Solr inside the Java web application container of your choice. However, since the release of ... Read More...


Posted on March 25, 2015 by in Latest Articles


Google Search Appliance (GSA): A journey into an accessible responsive web design

As a Search Expert at Norconex, I am often assigned the task of integrating web accessibility standards within a search user interface for our customers in the government sector; these customers look to web accessibility to improve the overall search ... Read More...


Posted on February 26, 2014 by in Latest Articles


Top 10 Search Design Pattern Websites

Over the past few years we've seen a drastic improvement in search interfaces.  The development of ugly search boxes and incomprehensible search result screens should now (hopefully) be a thing of the past.  New search UI's are designed and developed ... Read More...


Posted on May 25, 2012 by in Latest Articles