TH22 Increase Website Performance and Search with Lucene.Net Indexing


2:45pm - 4:00pm

Level: Introductory to Intermediate

Ben Hoelting

Senior Technologist


Lucene.NET is a file based indexing engine written in C#. What does that mean to you? It means you can dramatically reduce round trips from your front end Web server to your backend services or database. So what does that mean? It means you'll have a really fast Web site. Lucene can be configured to crawl your data and index it all locally on your servers. It can then be quickly searched using Linq to return data to your application. This session will introduce you to Lucene and show you how to implement it in your applications.

You will learn:

  • What is Lucene and why you should use it
  • The basics on how to install, configure, and query Lucene
  • Some advanced features of Lucene