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Michael Busch

Software developer at Twitter, Lucene PMC member

Michael Busch works as Search Engineer at Twitter, where he currently focusses on realtime indexing and search. Prior to Twitter he worked for 5 years at IBM on Enterprise Search and eDiscovery solutions.

Michael is Apache Lucene Committer and PMC member for several years. Here he worked on features like Payloads, reopen-able IndexReaders, multi-level posting skip lists and various other features and improvements.

In his second life Michael is the Software Engineering Manager for the non-profit organization Literacy Bridge. (

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