Tag: solr

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…

Basho Goes Vertical with Big Data Stack

May 27, 2015 |

Basho Technologies made a name for itself in the NoSQL database world by developing a scalable key-value store called Riak that’s used by the likes of Time Warner, The Weather Company, and Comcast. 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…

Hortonworks Drives Stinger Home with HDP 2.1

Apr 2, 2014 |Hortonworks today unveiled a major new release of its Hadoop distribution that puts significant new capabilities into the hands of its customers. The speed and scale of SQL processing in Apache Hive were improved with the final phase of the Stinger initiative, while the additions of Apache Storm and Apache Solr in HDP 2.1 open up new ways for customers to manipulate their data. Security and data governance were bolstered with Apache Knox and Apache Falcon, respectively, while Apache Spark is now available as a tech preview. Read more…

Splunk Gets ‘Lucid’ About Solr-Powered Search

Dec 3, 2013 |Splunk and LucidWorks today announced a partnership that aims to help Splunk customers get more value out of the machine data they're storing. The partnership does this by hooking Splunk into LucidWorks Solr-powered search engine and delivering contextual connections between Splunk data streams and data stored in other systems. Read more…

How Big Data Keeps Yellow Pages Group in the Black

Dec 2, 2013 |Whether you're looking for a plumber in Halifax or a Greek restaurant in Montreal, your search will likely touch upon the vast content holdings of Yellow Pages Group of Canada, the largest digital advertiser in the country. Thanks to a sophisticated network of data management and analytic tools, the company is able to keep its business on top of changing consumer trends. 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…