Lucene Digest, May 2010

Last month we were busy with work and didn’t publish our monthly Lucene Digest.  To make up for it, this month’s Lucene Digest really covers all Lucene developments in May from A to Z. As of this writing, there are […]

HBase Digest, May 2010

Big news first: HBase 0.20.4 is out! This release includes critical fixes, some improvements and performance improvements. HBase 0.20.4 EC2 AMIs are now available in all regions, the latest launch scripts can be found here. HBase has become Apache’s Top […]

Hadoop Digest, May 2010

Big news: HBase and Avro have become Apache’s Top Level Projects (TLPs)! The initial discussion happened when our previous Hadoop Digest was published, so you can find links to the threads there. The question of whether to become a TLP […]

Mahout Digest, May 2010

As we reported in our previous Digest, Mahout was approved by the board to become Top Level Project (TLP) and TLP-related preparations kept Mahout developers busy in May. Mahout mailing lists (user- and dev-) were moved to their new addresses […]

Solr Digest, May 2010

May’s Solr Digest brings another review of interesting Solr developments and a short look at current state of Solr’s branches and versions. Confused about which versions to use and which to avoid? Don’t worry, many people are.  We’ll try to […]

Nutch Digest, May 2010

With May being almost over, it’s time for our regular monthly Nutch Digest. As you know, Nutch became a top-level project and first related changes are already visible/applied. The Nutch site was moved to its new home at nutch.apache.org and […]

Mahout Digest, April 2010

April was a busy month here at Sematext, so we are a few days late with our April Mahout Digest, but better late than never! The Board has approved Mahout to become Top Level Project (TLP) at the Apache Software […]

Nutch Digest, April 2010

In the first part of this Nutch Digest we’ll go through new and useful features of the upcoming Nutch 1.1 release, while in the second part we’ll focus on developments and plans for next big Nutch milestone, Nutch 2.0. But, […]

Solr Digest, April 2010

Another month is almost over, so it is time for our regular monthly Solr Digest. This time we’ll focus on interesting JIRA issues, so let’s start: Issue SOLR-1860 intends to improve stopwords list handling in Solr, based on recent Lucene’s […]