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From Charlie Hull <char...@flax.co.uk>
Subject Re: Apache Solr and Tika used to index Panama Papers
Date Thu, 07 Apr 2016 10:00:53 GMT
This isn't the first time a global news organisation has used Solr to 
index leaked data, unsurprisingly - for creating something fast & 
quietly, open source is a natural choice.

Charlie

On 06/04/2016 13:57, David Smiley wrote:
> 😀 awesome
> On Wed, Apr 6, 2016 at 4:45 AM Uwe Schindler <uschindler@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I just wanted to repost the following by Chris Mattman on the TIKA list:
>>
>> If you have been following the news you’ve seen the Panama papers and how
>> the world’s rich and elite have been storing all their money offshore to
>> hide it. Two of the ASF’s key technologies were used in uncovering that
>> story and showing the world what was going on: Apache Tika and Apache Solr.
>>
>> Solr was used for making the Terabytes of Panama Papers available to
>> journalists. The preprocessing of the documents for indexing was done with
>> Tika (maybe through the contrib/extraction module).
>>
>> Here is the article by Forbes about that:
>>
>> http://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2016/04/05/panama-papers-amazon-encryption-epic-leak
>>
>> Uwe
>>
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>> Bremen, Germany
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>>
>>
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