Introduction: Uwe Schindler

Martijn Verburg martijnverburg at
Fri Nov 9 20:12:00 UTC 2018

Hi Uwe and welcome to OpenJDK!

You may find adoption-discuss a useful place to ask questions like "How do
I get the class library sources into IntelliJ?" etc :-)


On Fri, 9 Nov 2018 at 19:08, Uwe Schindler <uschindler at> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I just filed my OCA and Dalibor suggested that I introduce myself here so
> I'll do just that. Thanks to Rory O'Donnell for inviting me to help in the
> OpenJDK project as a contributor, mostly with testing, bug reporting, but
> for
> sure also some patches.
> I'm based in Bremen, Germany. I'm a committer and member of the project
> management committee of Apache Lucene and Solr, Apache POI; I manage the
> Policeman ForbiddenAPIs Checker; I am also a contributor to Elasticsearch
> and
> Apache TIKA.
> Many of you may already know me from bug reports about issues in preview
> builds of OpenJDK that caused issues with Hotspot in Apache Lucene
> infrastructure (including Solr and Elasticsearch). I am one of the
> designers
> of Lucene's randomized testing framework that made it possible to detect
> those bugs. On my consulting company's servers the 24/7 testing of Apache
> Lucene is running.
> I work at two places: The University of Bremen, where I am maintaining the
> PANGAEA Data Library [1]. I also have a company that provides consulting
> and
> support for Apache Lucene, Apache Solr, Elasticsearch [2]. I help users
> with
> setting up the deployments, give them support when configuring their JVM
> and
> allow them to manage huge indexes solely with mmapped directories.
> Cheers,
> Uwe
> [1]
> [2]
> -----
> Uwe Schindler
> uschindler at
> ASF Member, Apache Lucene PMC / Committer
> Bremen, Germany

More information about the discuss mailing list