Tag: Lucene

Elastic Stack Searches for Bigger Data Problems

Nov 28, 2016 |

Elastic is best known as the commercial vendor behind Elasticsearch, the open source search engine that’s widely used around the world. But with this month’s release of Elastic Stack V5, the company is staking a claim with a wider range of big data processing capabilities, including graph analytics and visualization. Read more…

From Spiders to Elephants: The History of Hadoop

Apr 15, 2015 |

Have you ever wonder where this thing called Hadoop came from, or even why it’s here? Marko Bonaci has wondered such things, too. In fact, he wondered about them so much that he decided to write a History of Hadoop chapter for his upcoming book, “Spark in Action.” Read more…

Solr or Elasticsearch–That Is the Question

Jan 22, 2015 |

That is the common question I hear: Which one is better, Solr or Elasticsearch? Which one is faster?  Which one scales better?  Which one can do X, and Y, and Z?  Read more…

Hadoop Distros Orbit Around Solr

Jun 4, 2013 |With recent announcements, the open source search tool, Solr has become a notable focus of at least two Hadoop distro vendors. MapR and Cloudera have recently made announcements addressing the need for easier access to the data across the organization using search using the popular Apache Solr as a foundation. Read more…

MapR Revs HBase with M7; Plots Search Integration

May 2, 2013 |This week, MapR Technologies announced that their HBase-infused M7 is now being pressed into production, and dispensed details of their integration of search technology with partner, LucidWorks - a project that is currently in beta. Read more…

Searching Big Data’s Open Source Roots

Oct 22, 2012 |The face of search has changed dramatically since the first days of Google and other search engines due to many widely-used open source technologies that enable complex queries across vast sets of multi-structured data. This week we talk with Apache Mahout, Lucene and Solr guru Grant Ingersoll, now Chief Scientist at LucidWorks, about what has... Read more…