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Rated Ranking Evaluator: Help the poor (Search Engineer)

What is Search Quality? Why is it so important in a search infrastructure?

Do you need something that gives you the evidence about the direction the search system is going to? RRE is the tool you’re looking for.

Apache Solr: orchestrating Known item and Full-text search

The Apache Solr Invisible Queries Request Handler

Apache Solr: Give the Height the Right Weight

Quantity detection? What is a quantity? And why do we need to detect it?

In this post we introduce a quantity detection plugin for Apache Solr.

Apache Solr: How To Implement a Search Workflow

In this post we describe an approach for orchestrating a search workflow in Apache Solr using Invisible Queries.

How to Implement a Search workflow in Apache Solr?

Towards a scalable Solr-based RDF Store

Towards a scalable Solr-based RDF Store SolRDF (i.e. Solr + RDF) is a set of Solr extensions for managing (index and search) RDF data. In a preceding post I described how to quickly set-up a standalone SolRDF instance in two minutes; in this post I’ll describe how to run SolRDF in a simple cluster. The […]

SPARQL Integration tests with SolRDF

The SolRDF Integration Tests Suite

Solr SPARQL Endpoint in Two Minutes

A Solr-backed RDF Store in 2 minutes.

RDF in Solr: HowTo

RDF in Solr: HowTo The Solr built-in UpdateRequestHandler supports several formats of input data. It delegates the actual data loading to a specific ContentStreamLoader, depending on the content type of the incoming request (i.e. the Content-type header of the HTTP request). Currently, these are the available content types declared in the UpdateRequestHandler class: application/xml or text/xml application/json or text/json application/csv or text/csv application/javabin So, a client […]

Integration tests with jena-nosql and Cassandra

Integration tests with jena-nosql and Cassandra In this post I will illustrate the integration tests infrastructure I used for the jena-nosql project on my GitHub account. The core of the project itself is not associated with a specific storage, so a set of integration tests that run towards a (mini)instance of a not-well-known target storage […]