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Lucene Revolution Concludes as Most Successful Open Source Enterprise Search Event in History

Sessions from Twitter, LinkedIn, Salesforce.com, IBM and Others Shape the Future of Open Source Enterprise Search

SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/28/10 -- Lucid Imagination, the commercial company for Apache Solr/Lucene search technology, today announced that presentations from Lucene Revolution, the first U.S. conference devoted to open source enterprise search, are now available for download. The conference, which took place October 7-8, 2010 at the Hyatt Harborside, Boston, Mass., exceeded expectations and proved to be a groundbreaking event in the history of the Solr/Lucene community. More than 300 attendees witnessed nearly 50 speakers changing the face of search by sharing best practices and use cases related to the rise of open source search as a disruptive force for innovation and collaboration.

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The diverse and widespread adoption of Solr/Lucene for enterprise search applications is reflected by the broad range of both speakers and attendees taking part in the event. Presentations showcased a cross-section of Solr/Lucene users and thought leaders from companies big and small, and demonstrated the use of Solr/Lucene in production-class enterprise search implementations related to new media, ecommerce, embedded search applications, content management, social media, and security and intelligence.

Search application developers and technologists attending from companies as diverse as Boeing, EMC, Amazon.com, NIH, Lockheed Martin, Qualcomm, Time Inc., Comcast, General Electric, Verizon, Motorola, General Dynamics, SAIC, Careerbuilder.com, and many more learned how Solr/Lucene integrates with business intelligence, content management, Hadoop, big data, and the cloud. Speakers from established and innovative companies such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Salesforce.com, IBM, Cisco, eHarmony, MITRE, the Smithsonian, Sears, Lulu, and dozens of others shared their success in breaking the financial and technical handcuffs of commercial, proprietary software to reap the benefits of better, faster, and more effective scalable search applications and search-enabled services.

The next Lucene Revolution is planned for the week of May 16 in San Francisco.

QUOTES AND MULTIMEDIA

"The resounding success of Lucene Revolution speaks to the massive demand for a new and better way to do enterprise search. With such a wide range of successful companies choosing to be part of the open source revolution, the power and economics of Solr/Lucene innovation can't be denied."

  • Eric Gries, CEO of Lucid Imagination

"The open-source Solr and Lucene projects have consistently and affordably kept pace with Lulu's evolving product initiatives by delivering a high-quality search experience for our customers on our long-tail content."

  • Paul Oakes, Software Engineer, Lulu

"This is the first opportunity we've had to be at such a cool conference about Solr. I've gotten a ton of interesting and useful information from this venue."

  • Michael McIntosh, Vice President of Enterprise Search Technologies, TNR Global

"Mingling in a roomful of Information Retrieval geeks and Solr/Lucene experts was amazing, as was the whole conference."

  • Tom Burton-West, University of Michigan Library

"If you are looking for an open source search solution, Lucene is definitely worth a close look."

  • Ilya Grigorik, Founder and CTO of PostRank

Read more positive feedback from attendees and presenters.

To download complete conference presentations, please visit
http://www.lucidimagination.com/events/revolution2010

To download videos of the conference sessions, please visit http://www.lucidimagination.com/events/revolution2010/videos

About Lucid Imagination
Lucid Imagination is the commercial company exclusively dedicated to Apache Solr/Lucene open source enterprise technology. The company provides search solution development platforms built on the power of Solr/Lucene open source search via enterprise-grade subscriptions. It also offers free software for developers, documentation, commercial-grade support, high-level consulting, and comprehensive training. Customers include AT&T, Sears, Ford, Verizon, Cisco, Zappos, Raytheon, The Guardian, The Smithsonian Institution, Salesforce.com, The Motley Fool, Macy's, Qualcomm, Taser, eHarmony, and many other household names around the world. Lucid Imagination is a privately held venture-funded company. The investors include Shasta Ventures, Granite Ventures, Walden International, and In-Q-Tel. Learn more about the company at www.lucidimagination.com.

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