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Rails and the Apache SOLR Search Engine

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March 24, 2012 11:30 AM

Reston, VA

Reston, VA

What good is content if nobody can find it? Many information sites are like icebergs, with only a limited amount of content directly accessible to users and the rest, the "underwater" potion, only available through searches.

This talk shows how Rails web sites can take advantage of the world-class Apache SOLR search engine to provide sophisticated and customizable search features. We'll cover how to get started with SOLR, integrating with SOLR using the Sunspot gem, indexing, hit highlighting and other topics.

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