Presentations Now Available From Apache Lucene EuroCon Conference

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - June 3, 2010) -  Lucid Imagination, the commercial company for Apache Lucene/Solr search technology, today announced the availability of more than 30 presentations delivered by top open source search developers, thought leaders and executives at the Apache Lucene EuroCon event in Prague, Czech Republic, May 18th-21st. The presentations can be downloaded at

Presenters at Apache Lucene EuroCon represented a wide range of company sizes and expertise, including presenters from IBM, Nokia, the Swedish Armed Forces, and All presentations featured successful deployments of Lucene/Solr open source enterprise search. A sampling of presentations now available includes:

  • Software Disruption: How Open Source, Search, Big Data and Cloud Technology are Disrupting IT, presented by Zack Urlocker, previously the Executive Vice President of Products at MySQL
  • From Publisher To Platform: How The Guardian Used Content, Search, and Open Source To Build a Powerful New Business Model, presented by Stephen Dunn, Head of Technology Strategy, Guardian News and Media
  • Key Topics When Migrating From FAST to Solr, presented by Jan Høydahl, Cominvent AS
  • Solr in the Cloud, presented by Mark Miller, Lucid Imagination

As the inaugural European Open Source search developer conference, Apache Lucene EuroCon drew 160 attendees, meeting to learn how combined innovations from open source, search, big data and cloud technology are fomenting creative disruption in IT. The conference, presented by Lucid Imagination, earned rave reviews from attendees.

Building on the momentum and success in Prague, Lucid Imagination is presenting Lucene Revolution in Boston from October 5-8, 2010. Attendees will learn how they can create better, faster, and more scalable search applications -- and break the handcuffs of legacy commercial enterprise search software. For more information please visit: or email contact[at]

About Lucid Imagination
Lucid Imagination is the commercial company exclusively dedicated to Apache Lucene/Solr open source enterprise technology. The company provides free certified distributions, documentation, commercial-grade support, training, high-level consulting and value-added software for Lucene and Solr. Customers include AT&T, Sears, Ford, Verizon, Cisco, Elsevier, Zappos, The Guardian, The Motley Fool, Macy's, Qualcomm, Taser, Nordjyske Media, and many other household names around the world. Lucid Imagination is a privately held venture-funded company. The investors include Shasta Ventures, Granite Ventures, Walden International and In-Q-Tel. Learn more about the company at

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