Couchdb-Lucene Search

July 31, 2010

The Beyond Search goslings noticed a post from R Newson about couchdb-lucene search. A bug fix was posted. Couchdb-lucene enables full text searching of couchdb documents. The Github detail page is at couchdb-lucene uses Apache Tika to index attachments. File types supported include Microsoft formats, Java class files, and jar archives, XML and about a dozen others. Queries use Lucene’s default syntax. There are nine optional parameters which permit more sophisticated searches; for example, limit, which sets the maximum number of documents to return in response to a query.

Stephen E Arnold, July 30, 2010


One Response to “Couchdb-Lucene Search”

  1. Charlie on August 2nd, 2010 10:55 am

    There’s also which adds full text search to CouchDB using the Xapian engine. Here’s a blog post with another method, also using Xapian and Ruby .

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