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From Ugo Scaiella <scaie...@di.unipi.it>
Subject Re: Lucene usage statistics
Date Thu, 18 Nov 2010 15:24:19 GMT
Thank you for your reply.
May you tell me where you saw such estimates?

Ugo

2010/11/18 Grant Ingersoll <gsingers@apache.org>

> Unfortunately, there isn't, since people don't have to let us know that
> they are using it.  I've seen estimates ranging from 4K - 180K deployments.
>  I feel pretty comfortable in saying it is the most widely used search
> technology in the world even though I don't have the numbers to support it
> simply because not only is it used by a good many people standalone, but it
> also powers many other search capabilities, both open and proprietary, that
> are also widely deployed (for instance, I know several of the top
> proprietary vendors use it, even though they won't publicly say so.)  The
> Open Source Census also has it as a top 10 Open Source project.
>
> We have talked about putting up a Analytics tracking piece on the website,
> but no one has done the patch so far.  That might give a little more
> insight.
>
> -Grant
>
> On Nov 18, 2010, at 6:30 AM, Ugo Scaiella wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > The "Powered by Lucene" list is just a very small snapshot of the real
> word.
> > Is there any statistics about the number of sites and systems that are
> > currently using Lucene and how this number grows by time?
> > I'm searching for something like this
> > http://drupal.org/project/usage/luceneapi
> > but a little bit more generic...
> >
> > Ugo
>
> --------------------------
> Grant Ingersoll
> http://www.lucidimagination.com
>
>

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