After 5 month work we are happy to announce the first developer
preview release of katta.
This release contains all functionality to serve a large, sharded
lucene index on many servers.
Katta is standing on the shoulders of the giants lucene, hadoop and
+ Plays well with Hadoop
+ Apache Version 2 License.
+ Node failure tolerance
+ Master failover
+ Shard replication
+ Plug-able network topologies (Shard - Distribution and Selection
+ Node load balancing at client
Please give katta a test drive and give us some feedback!