[Talk] Using Lucene/Solr to Surface the Big Data of Social Media

[Excuse the sounds issues happening at different points during the video]

The following talk is from Glenn Engstrand, formerly a Senior Software Engineer from the platform team at Zoosk. It’s just about 38 min long.
I found it interesting in regards to using SOLR search functionalities for building a scalable system handling millions of users and requests. The Big Data aspect in the context of social media is also pretty interesting.
RabbitMQ (written in Erlang) is used as a broker for handling messaging communication.


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