Atlanta Apache Lucene/Solr Meetup

October 21, 2014
October 21, 2014 6:00 PM
8:00 pm
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Scaling Recommendations, Semantic Search, & Data Analytics with Solr

Join us for the inaugural Atlanta Apache Lucene/Solr Meetup event! Don't miss an evening of networking, pizza, beer, and the below presentation from CareerBuilder's Trey Grainger. Hope to see you there!
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6:00-6:45pm: Networking, Food & Drinks
6:45-7:30pm: "Scaling Recommendations, Semantic Search, & Data Analytics with Solr", Trey Grainger
CareerBuilder uses Solr to power their recommendation engine, semantic search, and data analytics products. They maintain an infrastructure of hundreds of Solr servers, holding over a billion documents and serving over a million queries an hour across thousands of unique search indexes. Come learn how CareerBuilder has integrated Solr into their technology platform (with assistance from Hadoop, Cassandra, and RabbitMQ) and walk through api and code examples to see how you can use Solr to implement your own real-time recommendation engine, semantic search, and data analytics solutions.
Speaker: Trey Grainger is the Director of Engineering for Search & Analytics at and is the co-author of Solr in Action (2014, Manning Publications), the comprehensive example-driven guide to Apache Solr. His search experience includes handling multi-lingual content across dozens of markets/languages, machine learning, semantic search, big data analytics, customized Lucene/Solr scoring models, data mining and recommendation systems. Trey is also the Founder of, a gluten-free search engine, and is a frequent speaker at Lucene and Solr-related conferences.
7:30-8:00pm: Wrap-up