Archives Mensuelles: juin 2013

Highlighting field in memory-based Lucene indexes

I’m using more and more Lucene these days, and getting in depth on a few subjects, today i’m going to talk to you about how to handle the new Highlighting features available with Lucene 4.1. One of the main achievements with this new version is the creation of the great PostingsHighlighter. Michael McCandless wrote a […]

How to test and understand custom analyzers in Lucene

I’ve began to work more and more with the great « low-level » library Apache Lucene created by Doug Cutting. For those of you that may not know, Lucene is the indexing and searching library used by great entreprise search servers like Apache Solr and Elasticsearch. When you start to index and search data, most of the […]

Book review : ElasticSearch Server by Rafal Kuc, Marek Rogozinski

I’m not usually doing a lot of book reviews, mainly because i’m usually not finishing any book i begin… But i decided to finish this one, and i wanted to express my views on this book. If you look at the reviews of ElasticSearch Server on you will get a first opinion that i can only […]