Archive for October, 2011

Front-end view generation with Hadoop

One of the most common uses for Hadoop is building “views”. The usual case is that of websites serving data in a front-end that uses a search index. Why do we want to use Hadoop to generate the index being served by the website? There are several reasons: Read more…

Scalable vertical search engine with Hadoop

The following slides show how to build a scalable vertical search engine using Hadoop and Solr: