Monthly Archives: April 2015

Alternative counter tracking

Warning: Bit-fiddling ahead. The initial driver for implementing Sparse Faceting was to have extraction-time scale with the result set size, instead of with the total number of unique values in the index. From a performance point of view, this works … Continue reading

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Measuring N-plane time & space

This article explores the boundaries of the experimental sparse faceting code, both in terms of processing time and in terms of space requirements. The code base has just been updated and the new features are available as a Solr 4.8 … Continue reading

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Facet filtering

In generation 2 of our net archive search we plan to experiment with real time graphs: We would like to visualize links between resources and locate points of interest based on popularity. Our plan is to use faceting with Solr … Continue reading

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