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Presentation: "Apache Lucene - a library retrieving data for millions of users"

Track: Search / Time: Friday 13:20 - 14:10 / Location: Foyer

Apache Lucene is used for large variety of usecases from Mobile Phonesto massive scale applications like Twitter. Within the last decadeLucene has grown to the most widely used OpenSource Search Library andstill growing. This session introduces Apache Lucene and itseco-system from a technical point of view. I will introduce the mainimprovements in the upcoming release, the main building blocks used tobuild flexible & large scale search components and explain how theLucene Community maintains its high-quality, stability andperformance.

Keywods: Java, Lucene, Enterprise Search, Framework, Testing, Information Retrieval
Target Audience: This talk should be of interest to engineersinterested in open-source search technology, frameworks and testing.

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Simon Willnauer, Dutchworks

Simon Willnauer

Biography: Simon Willnauer

Simon is a core committer, PMC member as well as the PMC Chair of Apache Lucene. During the last couple of years he worked on design and implementation of scalable software systems and search infrastructure.
He studied Computer Science at the University of Applied Sciene Berlin. Currently, he works as a fulltime Lucene & Solr hacker and is a co-founder of the "BerlinBuzzwords" conference on Scalability June [2010, 2011, ...] in Berlin (Germany).

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