Tag Archive for Apache Solr

What’s Next In Knowledge-Driven Finance?

by Jennifer Zaino Next week in the U. K. members of the financial industry will be coming together at The Universal Strategy: Knowledge-Driven Finance Event, hosted by semantic technology vendor Ontotext. The event, says independent consultant in semantics and event organizer Jarred McGinnis, is aimed at giving participants “a snout to tail view of semantics…

Basho Releases Riak Enterprise 2.0

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by Angela Guess Toby Wolpe of ZDNet reports, “Database firm Basho says newly-available Riak Enterprise 2.0 will open the distributed NoSQL key-value data store to a wider audience and to new use cases, with extra data types and integrated Apache Solr search. Additional distributed data types in the new enterprise-supported version of the database, which…

Redlink Brings The Semantic Web To Integrators

by Jennifer Zaino A cloud-based platform for semantic enrichment, linked data publishing and search technologies is underway now at startup Redlink, which bills it as the world’s first project of its kind. The company has a heritage in the European Commission-funded IKS (Interactive Knowledge Stack) Open Source Project, created to provide a stack of semantic…

Helping Citizen Searches For Government Services

By 2016, ABI Research has it, as much as $114 billion could be saved worldwide through the implementation of online e-government services. It predicted that investment in these services is set to increase from $28 billion in 2010 to $57 billion in 2016, and that the number of users will nearly triple over the forecast…

Searchbox Wants To Help You Build Your Enterprise's Specialized Search Engine

Searchbox is taking its enterprise semantic search technology in a new direction. The offering, which The Semantic Web Blog initially covered here, today is packaged as a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution, and it’s now based on the Apache Solr open source enterprise search platform from the Apache Lucene project rather than on proprietary technology. “We completely…

Big Data Is Big Focus At SemTechBiz (Part 2)

Our discussion of Big Data at SemTechBiz, begun here, continues: The Enterprise Linked Data Cloud Needs Semantics, And More Another exploration of Big Data’s intersection with semantic technology will take place at this session, where Dr. Giovanni Tummarello, senior research fellow at DERI and CTO of SindiceTech, will talk about the former becoming an enabler…

Volkswagen: Das Auto Company is Das Semantic Web Company!

You know Volkswagen as Das Auto company. But perhaps it’s time to start thinking of it as “Das Semantic Web Company.” William Greenly is the Volkswagen Technical Lead for the auto vendor’s Volkswagen.co.uk online platform at integrated communications agency Tribal DDB. In that capacity he is taking the partnership the companies have had for more…