Apache Lucene: Then and Now
Monday, February 10, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PST)
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Doug Cutting originally wrote Lucene in 1997-98. While suitable for any application which requires full text indexing and searching capability, Lucene has been widely recognized for its utility in the implementation of Internet search engines and local, single-site searching. In this talk, Doug will share background on the impetus and creation of Lucene, the evolution of the project and its recent integration with Apache Hadoop, and explain what the core technology has enabled today. Doug will also share his thoughts on what the future holds for Lucene and SOLR.
About Doug (@cutting):
Doug (@cutting) is the founder of numerous successful open source projects, including Lucene, Nutch, Avro, and Hadoop. Doug joined Cloudera in 2009 from Yahoo!, where he was a key member of the team that built and deployed a production Hadoop storage and analysis cluster for mission-critical business analytics. Doug holds a Bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and sits on the Board of the Apache Software Foundation.
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