Friday, October 14 • 11:20am - 12:00pm
The Evolution of Lucene & Solr Numerics from Strings to Points
Numeric representations in Lucene and Solr have evolved to be more efficient, performant, and capable as greater demands are made on indexes, from sorting, filtering and faceting to complex geo-spatial queries. In this presentation I’ll show how this evolution has impacted performance and resource usage, thereby enabling use cases that previously were better suited to other software. The major focus will be on the multi-dimensional Points field support added in Lucene 6.0.

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Steve Rowe

Senior Software Engineer, Lucidworks
Steve Rowe is a Member of the Apache Software Foundation, and a committer and PMC member on the Lucene/Solr Project. Prior to joining Lucidworks in 2012, he spent 10 years working on NLP as a Research Software Engineer at the Center for Natural Language Processing at Syracuse Uni... Read More →

Friday October 14, 2016 11:20am - 12:00pm
Back Bay B Sheraton Boston