Past Meetup

SFBay Apache Lucene/Solr Meetup

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Glenn Engstrand, from Zoosk, and Chris Hostetter from Lucid Imagination will be speaking.

6:00 Doors Open: Pizza and Beer

6:30 Chris Hostetter, Lucid Imagination (

Boosting and Biasing

Chris is a Lucene/Solr committer, and member of the Apache Software Foundation, and serves on the Lucene Project Management Committee.

7:00 Open Announcements (short & sweet!)

7:05 Glenn Engstrand, Zoosk (

Using Solr/Lucene to Surface the Big Data of Social Media

Although you need Big Data to effectively implement a large scale social media solution, Hadoop is not always the right tool. This implementation description details how Zoosk is using Solr/Lucene as a NoSql solution to meet the near real-time Big Data needs of a social news feed in its evolution into a Romantic Social Network.

8:00 Networking & finishing the last of the beer.