June 27 Wikimedia Tech Talk
What Solr based Search
How Google Hangout on Air / YouTube stream + IRC for questions to the speakers.
When Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 19:30 UTC (12:30 PDT), 60 minutes
  • Physical space: Wikimedia Foundation Inc., 149 New Montgomery Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA, 6th floor SF office, "Collab" space
  • IRC: #wikimedia-dev connect
  • YouTube stream:
Food Brown bag - bring your own
Facilitators tbc

Solr based Search edit

Nik Everett and Chad Horohoe have started work to replace our current mostly home grown high performance Search backend with the intent of leveraging Solr, a popular open source search tool to provide a more fault tolerant, faster, and more relevant search while reducing our dependency on high end servers.