I presented at the Lucene/Solr Revolution 2014 in November, comparing Solr and Elasticsearch. The target audience was a technical person who wants to understand how similar (mostly Lucene) concepts are expressed in these two products.
The presentation was only 30 minutes, so I could not go into the subject as deep as I initially hoped. But the room was more than full and people came up to me afterwards saying that they really liked the comparison and found it helpful.
The slides are available already and the video should hopefully be out soon as well.
Javadoc is default – and often only – documentation for open source Java projects. It is generated automatically and can just be dumped on any public-facing server as a bunch of static files. Or even bundled with the distribution, if size is not an issue.
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I recently presented about Solr at Bangkok meetup group. There were about 40 people and I had great follow-up discussions afterwards.
As part of the presentation, I showed how Solr deals with Thai language. Even though my knowledge of Thai is fairly rudimentary, I dug into existing resources and found at least a couple of ways to process Thai language.
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