Posts tagged ‘solr’

Norconex HTTP and Filesystem Collector 2.7.0 released

Norconex released version 2.7.0 of both its HTTP Collector and Filesystem Collector.  This update, along with related component updates, introduces several interesting features. HTTP Collector changes The following items are specific to the HTTP Collector.  For changes applying to both the ... Read More...


Posted on April 26, 2017 by in Latest Releases


Lucene/Solr Revolution 2015 Highlights

In collaboration with Pascal Dimassimo. [caption id="attachment_2983" align="alignright" width="600"] Solr committers present at the event[/caption] This year’s conference was held in Austin, Texas on October 15-16, 2015. It gathered around 600 Lucene and Solr enthusiasts from 26 countries, including many ... Read More...


Posted on October 26, 2015 by in Latest Events


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


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


What’s new in Solr 5

I am very excited about the new Solr 5. I had the opportunity to download and install the latest release, and I have to say that I am impressed with the work that has been done to make Solr easy ... Read More...


Posted on March 4, 2015 by in Latest Articles


Major upgrades to Norconex crawlers

Norconex just released major upgrades to all its Norconex Collectors and related projects.  That is, Norconex HTTP Collector and Norconex Filesystem Collector, along with the Norconex Importer module and all available committers (Solr, Elasticsearch, HP IDOL, etc), were all upgraded ... Read More...


Posted on November 27, 2014 by in Latest Releases


New Releases of Norconex Committers

Norconex Committer and all is current concrete implementations (Solr, Elasticsearch, IDOL) have been upgraded and have seen a redesign of their web sites.  Committers are libraries responsible for posting data to various repositories (typically search engines).  They are in other ... Read More...


Posted on March 9, 2014 by in Latest Releases


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