Get the Lay of the Lucene Land

Despite being close to 20 years old (that’s almost 150 in dev years), the Lucene project keeps pushing limits. With origins rooted in full-text search, the scope of Lucene has expanded to drive improvements for Elasticsearch, most notably with doc values to make it a competitive engine to run analytics and multi-dimensional points to better handle structured data.

Hear the stories behind the latest features in Lucene 7, learn how they impact Elasticsearch, and see what to expect in Lucene 8.

Adrien Grand

Adrien Grand is a Lucene committer at The Apache Software Foundation and a software engineer at Elastic, where he works on improving Elasticsearch. He has worked with Apache Lucene since 2010 and became a committer in 2012. He joined Elastic in May 2013 and likes to work on search-related problems from his home in Caen, France. In his spare time, he enjoys horseback riding.