Lucene Revolution 2010 Highlights

Posted by on October 12, 2010

Last week’s Lucene Revolution conference in Boston was the first conference dedicated to open source search in North America. It generated a great turnout and a lot of buzz around Lucene/Solr. Presented by Lucid Imagination, the conference brought together users, developers, thought leaders and market makers for two full days of sessions on the innovative Lucene/Solr open source search technology.

The conference kicked off with a panel of search engineers from flagship firms including Twitter, eHarmony, LinkedIn, and

Opening session at Lucene Revolution 2010


Lucid Imagination also officially announced the release of LucidWorks Enterprise (LWE), a search solution development platform that delivers the power of Solr/Lucene technology in a convenient, robust, well-organized package.

Announcement of LucidWorks Enterprise


Rivet Logic participated as both a sponsor and speaker, with our very own Michiel Verkaik presenting a session on Alfresco WCM and Solr integration.

Rivet Logic booth at Lucene Revolution

Michiel presenting at Lucene Revolution


Throughout the conference, the sessions continued to generate buzz as well as provide both developer and business focuses tracks around open source search and the promising outlook for its future. Some of the other topics covered include real-time searching with Solr, open source market trends, open source search in BI, how search enables cloud applications, and what’s in store on the Lucene/Solr roadmap.


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