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Q&A: Relevant Search with Elasticsearch and Solr

Posted by David Iffland on  Sep 26, 2016

In their book "Relevant Search", Doug Turnbull and John Berryman focus on the challenge of providing search results by balancing the needs and intents of the user. 1

Bridging Microsoft Word and the Browser

Posted by Prasadu Babu Dandu on  Oct 26, 2015

HTML editors work fine for general formatting, but they don’t have all the capabilities that some businesses require. In this article, Prasadu Babu Dandu shows how to convert Word documents to HTML.

What is Apache Tez?

Posted by Roopesh Shenoy on  Apr 25, 2014

Bikas Saha and Arun Murthy discuss Tez’s design, highlight some of its features and share some of the initial results obtained by making Hive use Tez instead of MapReduce.

How LinkedIn Uses Apache Samza

Posted by Roopesh Shenoy on  Feb 09, 2014

Apache Samza is a stream processor LinkedIn recently open-sourced. Chris Riccomini shares Samza's feature set, how it integrates with YARN and Kafka, how it's used at LinkedIn and more.

Apache MetaModel – Providing Uniform Data Access Across Various Data Stores

Posted by Kasper Sørensen on  Jul 03, 2013

MetaModel - an Apache Incubator project – is a Java library used to browse, query and update various types of data stores, such as RDBMS, CSV, Excel, NoSQL, etc., in a uniform and programmatic way. 4

Interview with Arun Murthy on Apache YARN

Posted by Boris Lublinsky on  Aug 17, 2012

Apache Hadoop YARN – a new Hadoop resource manager - has just been promoted to a high level Hadoop subproject. InfoQ had the chance to discuss YARN with Arun Murthy - founder of Hortonworks. 1

Guardian.co.uk Switching from Java to Scala

Posted by Charles Humble on  Apr 04, 2011

Citing a need to be able to respond faster to events, and disappointment in both feature set and timeframe for Java 7, the guardian.co.uk team is using Scala rather than Java for new projects. 12

Using Apache Avro

Posted by Boris Lublinsky on  Jan 25, 2011

A new marshaling framework - Apache Avro provides a lot of interesting new features. In his new article, Boris Lublinsky takes it for a test drive and provides some suggestions on its proper usage 5

Book Excerpt and Interview: Tuscany SCA in Action

Posted by Boris Lublinsky on  Aug 17, 2010

"Tuscany SCA in Action" by Simon Laws, Mark Combellack, Raymond Feng, Haleh Mahbod and Simon Nash provides a simple step-by-step guide on how to develop applications leveraging SCA and Apache Tuscany.

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