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This talk describes a parallel, distributed free text index written at HP Labs Bristol called Distributed Lucene. Distributed Lucene is based on two Apache open source projects, Hadoop and Lucene, and follows a design originally proposed by Doug Cutting. It was written to gain a better understanding of the Apache Hadoop architecture, and to investigate approaches to creating large, scalable free text indexes. For more information see the accompanying HP Labs technical report.
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Mark Butler has a varied background in computer science research, having worked on distributed systems, computational biology, software for formulating consumer products, the mobile web and the semantic web. He has a PhD in Computer Science and is