2-Day Solr Training Coming to Charlottesville in March!

Course Overview

OpenSource Connections, in partnership with LucidWorks, is pleased to present Solr Unleashed, a 2-day Solr training course right here in Charlottesville. If you’re new to Solr, then this course will put you well on your way toward building a best-practices search application customized to your particular needs. And even if you have plenty of Solr experience, this course will introduce interesting, new, and useful aspects of Solr that you need to be aware of. Here, take a look at the course outline and see what we’re talking about.

Introducing your Trainers

John Berryman

Coming from a background of Aerospace Engineering, John soon discovered that his true interest lie in software and technology. In early 2011, John began work with Opensource Connections where he consults large enterprises about full-text search and Big Data applications. Highlights to this point have included prototyping the future of search with the US Patent and Trademark Office, implementing the search syntax used by patent examiners, and building a Solr search relevancy tuning framework called SolrPanl.

John Berryman

Matt Overstreet

Usability is Matt Overstreet’s mission. He has worked with Federal, Fortune 500, and small businesses to help collect, mine and interact with data. He solves problems by synthesizing his experiences drawn from a liberal arts and technical background.

Matt Overstreet

When and Where

Solr Unleashed will take place on Thursday and Friday, March 7-8, 2013 at the OpenSource Connections office conveniently located just southeast of the Downtown Mall. Lunch will be provided by Hotcakes, snacks by SpudNuts, both popular Charlottesville institutions.

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Here’s what Verizon had to say about the course:

“It was a great course and [the trainers] were extremely helpful answering our questions.” – Luis A.

And here’s what BestBuy had to say about the course:

“I found the training course to be an informative and comprehensive dive into the SOLR platform, it touched on many key points and important features of SOLR. I found the course to be a perfect introduction for those new to the SOLR or intermediate users who might want to delve deeper into the platform.” – Kurt B.

If you are interested in learning more, then please contact us.

Once you are ready, sign up!


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