Lucene in action

Lucene in action

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Lucene is a gem in the open-source worlda€¹-a highly scalable, fast search engine. It delivers performance and is disarmingly easy to use. Lucene in Action is the authoritative guide to Lucene. It describes how to index your data, including types you definitely need to know such as MS Word, PDF, HTML, and XML. It introduces you to searching, sorting, filtering, and highlighting search results. Lucene powers search in surprising placesa€¹-in discussion groups at Fortune 100 companies, in commercial issue trackers, in email search from Microsoft, in the Nutch web search engine (that scales to billions of pages). It is used by diverse companies including Akamai, Overture, Technorati, HotJobs, Epiphany, FedEx, Mayo Clinic, MIT, New Scientist Magazine, and many others. Adding search to your application can be easy. With many reusable examples and good advice on best practices, Lucene in Action shows you how. What's Inside - How to integrate Lucene into your applications - Ready-to-use framework for rich document handling - Case studies including Nutch, TheServerSide, jGuru, etc. - Lucene ports to Perl, Python, C#/.Net, and C++ - Sorting, filtering, term vectors, multiple, and remote index searching - The new SpanQuery family, extending query parser, hit collecting - Performance testing and tuning - Lucene add-ons (hit highlighting, synonym lookup, and others)Indexing 2.8 Optimizing an index Index optimization is the process that merges multiple index files together in order to reduce their number and thus minimize the time it takes to read in the index at search time. Recall from section 2.7 that whileanbsp;...

Title:Lucene in action
Author:Otis Gospodnetić, Erik Hatcher
Publisher:Manning Publications - 2005


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