lookup3ycs : a standard high performance string hash

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I was surprised to discovered that there isn’t a good cross-platform hash function defined for strings. MD5, SHA, FVN, etc, all define hash functions over bytes, meaning that it’s under-specified for strings. So I set out to create a standard … Continued

Distributed Search for Solr

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A new chapter in Solr scalability has been opened with the addition of distributed search! http://wiki.apache.org/solr/DistributedSearch Distributed Search splits an index into multiple shards, and queries across all the shards, combining the results and presenting a single merged response that … Continued

Solr at Web 2.0 Expo Berlin

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I’ll be giving a Solr presentation Nov 8th in Berlin, titled “Add Powerful Full Text Search to Your Web App with Solr“. Should be fun, just wish I had more free time while in Berlin…

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