Connecting to LinkedIn...

W1siziisijiwmtuvmdqvmtuvmdgvntqvmzgvnzi1l01ptlrbu0hfqkxpr19vtljftkrfukvex0lnqudfx3jlc2l6zwrfyw5kx3jlbmrlcmvklmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimtkymhgxmjuwiyjdxq

Blog

LucidWorks, Hortonworks team up to be Hadoop’s search engine

4/04/2014 by

W1siziisijiwmtqvmtavmjgvmtuvndyvmtmvmjq0l2zpbguixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisijywmhg0mdbcdtawm2uixv0


With Hadoop turning into a one-size-fits-all repository for data, an array of search solutions specifically for Hadoop have come to the fore over the past year. One of those contenders, LucidWorks, has joined with Hortonworks, one of the major distributors of Hadoop, to offer the LucidWorks edition of Hadoop search engine Solr as a reference architecture for searches on the Hortonworks Data Platform, or HDP.

Hortonworks made news earlier this week with word of a new edition (2.1) of HDP, released neck-and-neck with a rev of Pivotal’s own Hadoop-powered big-data offering. As before, the big advantage Hortonworks claims to bring is its pure open source roots: Anyone can pick up a copy of HDP and start working with it, no strings attached. No additional licensing fee is being charged for LuceneWorks Solr as part of HDP, either; the only charge is for support, per HDP itself.

Solr is based on Apache’s own Lucene project and adds many options not found in the original that ought to appeal to those building next-generation data-driven apps — for example, support for geospatial search.

The end-user advantages of Solr, according to Will Hayes, chief product officer for LucidWorks, lie in how it makes a broader variety of Hadoop searches possible for both less technical and more technical users. Queries can be constructed in natural language ways or through more precise key/value pairs.

“If you think about the precision approach [to Hadoop data],” said Hayes, “you have to know what you’re looking for. One of the things Solar will add on top of Hadoop is the ease of exploration of the data, a quick way for folks who perhaps have to do more precise access through SQL or Java APIs to explore the data in the lake, then be able to rapidly refine what they gain access to and what it means, and get better use for that data further down the road. They don’t have to start with a SQL or an API call.”

This article has been extracted from http://www.infoworld.com, please click on this link to read the article in full http://www.infoworld.com/t/hadoop/lucidworks-hortonworks-team-be-hadoops-search-engine-239732

Montash is a multi-award winning, global IT recruitment firm. Specialising in permanent and contract positions across mid-senior appointments which cover a wide range of industry sectors and IT functions, including:

ERP, BI & Data, Information Security, IT Architecture & Strategy, Scientific Technologies, Demand IT and Business Engagement, Digital and E-commerce, Infrastructure and Service Delivery, Project and Programme Delivery.

With offices based in London, Montash has completed assignments in over 30 countries and has appointed technical professionals from board level to senior and mid-management in permanent and contract roles.

For more information please visit www.montash.com

comments powered by Disqus

Social Stream

Latest News

W1siziisijiwmtyvmtivmduvmtqvmdavmjivmzm1l0jpzybeyxrhlmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimzgwedewmcmixv0

Big data analytics – governed data discovery ...

2016-12-05 13:00:00 +0000

Big data analytics has matured as a business process during 2016 with most enterprises now recognising the critical importance of actively mining big data for insights. These insights will inform decision-making and ensure they remain competitive in an increasingly complex landscape that is constantly in flux. One prediction that will certainly come to fruition in the coming years is “more data”. The world’s storage systems are set to hold more than 17....

W1siziisijiwmtyvmtivmdivmtavmdcvntcvotkwl2j1c2luzxnzigludgvsbglnzw5jzs5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisijm4mhgxmdajil1d

Annual growth rate for BI market set at 8.4%

2016-12-02 10:00:00 +0000

A new report has suggested that the compound average growth rate (CAGR) for the business intelligence (BI) market between 2016 and 2021 is likely to be around 8.4 per cent. The latest publication, named Global Business Intelligence Market by Mobile BI, Cloud BI, and Other Applications: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2015-2021, said that 2015 saw the global BI sector valued at $16.33 billion. By 2021, this is expected t...