Lucene is a powerful, high-performance, full-featured text search engine library that is written entirely in Java and provides a technology suitable for all size applications requiring full-text search in heterogeneous environments. In this presentation, Frank Mash shows you how you can use Lucene with MySQL to offer powerful searching capabilities to your stakeholders. The presentation will cover installation, usage. optimization of Lucene, and how to interface a Ruby on Rails application with Lucene using a custom Java server. This session is highly recommended for those looking to add full-text cross-platform, database independent search capability to their application.
Frank Mashraqi is a renowned speaker and scalability advisor to several startups. He comes to NetEdge with nearly a decade of scalability, engineering management and monetization experience. Prior to NetEdge, Frank was Director of Business Operations and Technical Strategy for Fotolog where he played a pivotal role in helping Fotolog scale to become the 13th largest website on the Internet (Alexa: based on traffic) and the third most actively used social network in the world (ComScore). Frank holds a BBA in Accounting and a BS in Computer Information Systems.
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