Nick Ruest
York University

Archives Unleashed Vancouver Datathon
Vancouver, B.C.
November 1-2, 2018

So, what's Warclight?

Quick History

UKWA's Shine

IIPC 2016

Quick overview

Warclight is a Project Blacklight based Rails engine that supports the discovery of web archives held in the WARC and ARC formats.

To better understand this, let's take a quick look at the four main components:

  • Solr
  • Blacklight
  • ARCs/WARCs
  • webarchive-discovery


...is an open source enterprise search platform, written in Java, from the Apache Lucene project. Its major features include full-text search, hit highlighting, faceted search, real-time indexing, dynamic clustering...




Well, that could get really big, really quick.


Yes! Hold that thought. We'll come back to it.

So, how do we get these ARCs and WARCs into Solr?


How about a demo?


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We'd love to hear from you!

Thank you!