Uwe is committer and PMC member of Apache Lucene and Solr. His main focus is on development of Lucene Java. He implemented fast numerical search and is maintaining the new attribute-based text analysis API. After the release of Java 7 in 2011 he started to intensify communication of Apache Lucene team with Oracle and OpenJDK team members and introduced the Java EA testing, running of his company’s servers. He studied Physics at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and works as managing director for SD DataSolutions GmbH in Bremen, Germany, a company that provides consulting and support for Apache Lucene, Elasticsearch, and Apache Solr. He also works for “PANGAEA – Publishing Network for Geoscientific & Environmental Data” where he implemented the portal’s geo-spatial retrieval functions with Lucene Java. Uwe had talks about Lucene at various international conferences like FOSDEM, Berlin Buzzwords, ApacheCon EU/US, Lucene Revolution, Lucene Eurocon, and various local meetups.
- Apache Lucene/Solr @ Apache Software Foundation