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LucidWorks Advances Open Source Search with Launch of

Industry's Most Comprehensive Destination for All Things Apache Lucene/Solr Now Available

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LucidWorks, the trusted name in Search, Discovery and Analytics, today launched, a new online resource dedicated to the advancement, education and growth of the Apache Lucene/Solr community. will enable developers to easily connect, collaborate and create the next generation of applications powered by Apache Lucene/Solr open source search.  The site hosts a collection of Lucene/Solr instructional materials and delivers search results from multiple sources across Apache and non-Apache resources, making it an ideal destination for everyone who wants to learn more about Apache Lucene/Solr.

Until now, thousands of Apache Lucene/Solr developers have had to post questions and search for relevant content at multiple websites in order to attain comprehensive material on a particular topic. streamlines that multi-step process and speeds innovation by conducting Apache Lucene/Solr-related searches across Apache project and community boundaries, such as the Apache Foundation site, Apache Lucene/Solr List-Serve, Apache Wiki page, and numerous other sources. For the first time, developers have one-stop access to a combination of rich technical content, documentation, case studies, videos, podcasts, and community-focused interactive tools, all in one place.

"Tired of wandering through the jungle that is the Apache Lucene/Solr wiki? SearchHub provides users of Lucene/Solr the one stop place to engage in the community, via blog posts, meetups, and reference materials – including great content from past Lucene Revolution conferences." 

- Eric Pugh, Principal and Solr Practice Lead, Open Source Connections

"Finding all of the relevant information about a given Lucene/Solr topic using the Apache website can take a fair amount of time.  Further, it offers only the information that is available on the Apache site itself.  SearchHub provides access to a broader set of Lucene/Solr information (Apache website, Lucene/Solr committers, Lucene Revolution and LucidWorks) and presents it in an organized and logical manner."

- Steve Rowe, LucidWorks product development, Apache Lucene/Solr Committer and Lucene PMC chair

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About LucidWorks (Formerly Lucid Imagination)

LucidWorks is the only company that delivers enterprise-grade search development platforms built on the power of Apache Lucene/Solr open source search. Out of the 37 Core Committers to the Apache Lucene/Solr project, eight individuals work for LucidWorks, making the company the largest supporter of open source search in the industry. Customers include AT&T, Sears, Ford, Verizon, Cisco, Zappos, Raytheon, The Guardian, The Smithsonian Institution,, The Motley Fool, Qualcomm, Taser, eHarmony and many other household names around the world. LucidWorks' investors include Shasta Ventures, Granite Ventures, Walden International and In-Q-Tel. Learn more about the company at

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