Timothy Potter is a senior member of the engineering team at Lucidworks and a committer on the Apache Solr project. Tim focuses on scalability and hardening the distributed features in Solr. Previously, Tim was an architect on the Big Data team at Dachis Group, where he worked on large-scale machine learning, text mining, and social network analysis problems using Hadoop, Cassandra, and Storm. Tim is the co-author of Solr In Action, a comprehensive guide to using Solr 4. He lives with his two Shiba Inus in the mountains outside Denver, CO.