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LinkedIn Open Tech Talk: Grant Ingersoll on What's New in Lucene and Solr

March 31, 2013

LinkedIn Engineering will be hosting a talk by Grant Ingersoll at LinkedIn HQ on April 9, 2013 at 4 PM.

Grant will be talking about the latest and greatest in Lucene and Solr 4, particularly the improvements in scalability, performance, reliability, and flexibility. He will talk about Lucene 4's near real-time (NRT) capabilities, as well as enhancements that include pluggable scoring, much faster fuzzy and wildcard querying, and vastly more efficient memory usage.

Please RSVP to let us know you are coming. Drinks and light fare will be provided.

About Grant Ingersoll

Grant is the CTO and co-founder of LucidWorks as well as an active member of the Apache Lucene community: a Lucene and Solr committer, and co-founder of the Apache Mahout machine learning project. He is also the lead author of "Taming Text" from Manning Publications.

Grant’s experience includes engineering a variety of search, question answering, and natural language processing applications for a variety of domains and languages. Grant earned his bachelor degree from Amherst College in Math and Computer Science and his master degree in Computer Science from Syracuse University.


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The event is on April 9th, 2013 at 4 PM. Please RSVP if you plan to attend.