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Lucene is a search library built in Java. Solr is a web application built on top of Lucene. Certainly Solr = Lucene + Added features. Often there would a question, when to choose Solr and when to choose Lucene.
Most of the database has support of full text search, basically indexing and saarching. MySQL, Oracle and many more databases has in-built full text search. Then what is the need to go for external search engine like Lucene, Sphinx, Solr etc. Check out the advantage of using Searchengine.
Solr and Elastic Search both are built on top of Lucene library. Both are compratively equal. Any new feature / enhancement which get introduced in Lucene, will also get added to Solr. But still Elastic Search which uses Lucene as it core gained more popularity than Solr in recent years.
Enterprise search software should be capable to search the data available in the entire organization or personnel desktop. The data could be in File system, Web or in Database. It should search contents of Emails, file formats like doc, xls, ppt, pdf and lot more. There are many commercial products available but LucidWorks and SearchBlox are best and free.
Solr is a search engine built on top of Lucene. It supports REST interface and has lot of built-in capabilities. Solr package has Admin UI interface which has support to perform query and even delete the contents of the index. If you are using Solr in production then you may need to restrict access. I saw couple of questions in the group related to this topic. Thought to write an article explaining few tips to restrict the user access to Solr admin UI.
Lucidworks Enterprise search solution is built on top of Apache Solr. It scales seamlessly w/sub-second response times under extreme query loads for multi-billion document collections. It has user friendly UI, which does all the job of configuration and search.
The release 4.0 is one of the important milestone for Lucene and Solr. It has lot of new features and performance important. Few important ones are highliggted in this article.
Lucene and Solr are most popular and widely used search engine. It indexes the content and delivers the search result faster. It has all capabilities of NoSQL database. This article describes about its pros and cons.
Solr and Elastic Search are built on top of Lucene. Both are open source and both have extra features which makes programmer life easy. This article explains the difference and the best situation to choose between them.
As open source getting popular day by day, many have questions like How to make money from Open Source? Lot more products are getting introduced and don't know who is making money. Certainly open source means, give the product and source for free then how to make money? Yes sell the product for free but get paid for its services.
SEO friendly URL is recommended for any website which wants to be indexed and wants its presence in search results. Searchengine mostly index the static URL. It will avoid the URL which has lot of query strings. Almost all websites generate content dynamically then how could the URL be static. That is the job of the programmer.
Light 4j is fast, lightweight, secure and cloud native microservices platform written in Java 8. It is based on pure HTTP server without Java EE platform. It is hosted by server UnderTow. Light-4j and related frameworks are released under the Apache 2.0 license.
Many startups are entering in to the business due to open source. Open source acts as a back bone / pillar for their business. It reduces the cost of production, Generates revenue from consulting and support. This article describes about the startups which flourished because of open source. Sun acquired MySQL for $1Bn is the biggest achievement for open source startups.
AbanteCart is a free, open source shopping cart that was built by developers with a passion for free and accessible software. Founded in 2010 (launched in 2011), the platform is coded in PHP and supports MySQL. AbanteCart’s easy to use admin and basic layout management tool make this open source solution both easy to use and customizable, depending on the skills of the user. AbanteCart is very user-friendly, it is entirely possible for a user with little to no coding experience to set up and use this cart. If the user would be limited to the themes and features available in base AbanteCart, there is a marketplace where third-party extensions or plugins come to the rescue.
Rowy an open-source platform to manage your data in an intuitive spreadsheet-like UI. Say goodbye to emailing that "vFinalFinal" Excel sheet. It helps to write Cloud Functions effortlessly in the browser, and connect to your favorite third party platforms such as SendGrid, Twilio, Algolia, Slack and more.
Text editors are mainly used by programmers and developers for manipulating plain text source code, editing configuration files or preparing documentation and even viewing error logs. Text editors is a piece of software which enables to create, modify and delete files that a programmer is using while creating website or mobile app.In this article, we will discuss about top 7 all-round performing text editors which is highly supportive for programmers.
Nowadays on the web, Shopping is one of the most popular activities. Everyone can shop at their recess, anytime from anywhere. However, this is interesting that anyone can have their pages built to display their favourite products and services.
One of the popular web framework for building Single page application (SPA) or static site is React library. Application built with React packages will be rendered completely on the client side browser. If you want to reduce the load on client side browser, we need to pre-render the pages in server (Serer side rendering) and serve it to the client. So the client loads the page like simple html page. Also if the pages are rendered from server then search engine will be able to fetch and extract the pages. To do SSR for React, the best abstraction framework is Next.js. In this blog, we will explain how to build a simple consulting website using NextJS.
Undertow is a high performing web server which can be used for both blocking and non-blocking tasks. It is extermely flexible as application can assemble the parts in whatever way it would make sense. It also supports Servlet 4.0, JSR-356 compliant web socket implementation. Undertow is licensed under Apache License, Version 2.0.
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