Does Google Mini facet? It seems to have a concept of collections, but
does it facet by them?
On Wed, Aug 6, 2008 at 12:05 AM, Bill Dueber <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> At UMich, we use space on a Google Appliance as our site search
> (different setups for internal vs. public pages) and have been pretty
> happy. I've been able to abuse the "google ads" space to our benefit
> -- e.g., go to http://lib.umich.edu/ and search "Web Pages" for "grad"
> (get today's hours) or 'dueber' (find me).
> On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 11:24 PM, Nate Vack <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> I know this is code4lib, not buystuff4lib, but the Google Mini is
>> reputed to be rather quick, bulletproof and configurable, and starts
>> at $3k. For example, it works nicely with lots of file formats
>> (including Office documents) out of the box. And works with LDAP and
>> NTLM for authentication and authorization.
>> I suspect it'll probably be challenging to deliver a quality search
>> solution for a lower total cost.
>> Of course, this all depends on what your intranet looks like on the
>> inside. I've seen 'intranet' mean a things that would call for wildly
>> different search solutions.
>> So... solr is great, but this question doesn't contain nearly enough
>> information to answer whether it's a good fit for your task at hand.
>> On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 6:03 PM, Cloutman, David
>> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> Today my boss asked me to come up with a solution that would let us
>>> index and search our intranet. I was already thinking of using Solr on
>>> our public Web site we are building, and thought this might be a good
>>> opportunity to knock two items off the to-do list with the same
>>> technology. I know there was a preconference session on Solr this year,
>>> and I have the sense that this is gaining traction in the library
>>> community. Is there any reason why I shouldn't do this?
>>> - David
>>> David Cloutman <[log in to unmask]>
>>> Electronic Services Librarian
>>> Marin County Free Library
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> Bill Dueber
> Library Systems Programmer
> University of Michigan Library
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