LinkedIn Engineering will be hosting a talk by Grant Ingersoll at LinkedIn on April 9, 2013 at 4 PM.
Grant will be talking about the latest and greatest in Lucene / Solr 4 -- particularly the improvements in scalability, performance, reliability, and flexibility. He will talk about Lucene 4's 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 (i.e., add yourself to the attendee list) 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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Head of Query Understanding, LinkedIn