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Jayant Kumar is an experienced software professional and holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science, with more than 12 years' of experience in architecting and developing large-scale web applications. He is an expert on search technologies and PHP and has been working with Lucene and Solr for more than 10 years now. He was the key person responsible for introducing Lucene as a search engine on http://www.naukri.com, the most successful job portal in India.
Jayant has played many different important roles throughout his career, including software developer, team leader, project manager, and architect, but his primary focus has been on building scalable solutions on the web. Currently, he is associated with the digital division of HT Media as the Chief Architect responsible for the job site http://www.shine.com. He is an avid blogger and his blog can be visited at http://jayant7k.blogspot.in. His LinkedIn profile is available at http://www.linkedin.com/in/jayantkumar. His previous book, Apache Solr Php Integration, has been a huge success.