Big Data search engine for full-text strings and photos with radius search
The Elasticsearch full-text search engine quickly finds expressions even in huge text collections. With a few tricks, you can even locate photos that have been shot in the vicinity of a reference image.
While I was looking for a search engine the other day that would crawl logs quickly, I came across Elasticsearch , an Apache Lucene-based full-text search engine that includes all sorts of extra goodies.
On the download page, the open source project offers the usual tarball and a Debian package. The 1.0.0.RC2 pre-release version, which was the latest when this issue went to press, can be installed without any problems on Ubuntu by typing
sudo dpkg --install *.deb. The Debian package includes a convenient boot script. When called by root at the command line as follows,
"#" /etc/init.d/elasticsearch start
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