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Hibernate Search documentation

Hibernate Search documentation

Reference documentation

5.0.0.Final  
2014-12-16 stable
Upgrade to Lucene 4 and much much more ...
4.5.2.Final  
2014-12-02 stable
Performance, WildFly 8 compatibility, JPA 2.1 / Hibernate ORM 4.3 compatibility
4.4.6.Final  
2014-12-02 stable
Maintenance release for JPA 2.0 (Hibernate ORM 4.2.x) users

Documentation for older versions can be found on the reference documentation site.

Guides

Getting started guide

For a gentle introduction to the concepts of Hibernate Search without being sidetracked by other technologies.

Migration guide

Helping you to upgrade your existing Search application to the latest and greatest.

TicketMonster tutorial

Describes how to add a full-text search engine step by step from an existing Java EE application.

Books and Articles

Hibernate Search in Action

A bit outdated book on Hibernate Search but a very good reference on the product and search engines in general. It has been written by a member of the Hibernate Search team.

Other documentation

Make sure to check the FAQ. Last but not least, you can find some additional documentation in our wiki.

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