Full-Text Search: Human Heaven and Database Savior in the Cloud

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With the popularity of cloud computing growing as rapidly as the number of Java™ technologydevelopers, we need to find solutions to help our applications and Web sites easily scale. Mostmodern Web sites are database-driven, and this tier is often the hardest to scale. Most currentsolutions use expensive proprietary database clustering technology, so simply adding more Webservers won't solve your data access scalability requirements. This presentation walks through a casestudy showing how using Hibernate Search greatly simplified building a scalable on-demand Web siteon the Java platform and Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE platform).The intended audience is Java technology developers or architects willing to explore HibernateSearch and see an innovative use of full-text search as a scalability tool.The session covers: • Full-text search as a human search tool • Clustering search in a Java EEenvironment without compromising scalability • The key scalability issues for data retrieval •Techniques for building highly scalable Web sites and Web applications • Techniques for buildingapplications that are cloud-ready

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Emmanuel Bernard

Open Source software engineer: Hibernate team. @lescastcodeurs founder and Hibernate Search in Action author bio from Twitter

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Date Wed 3rd June 2009

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