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Month: January 2018

Does the Meltdown Patch affect Apache Solr performance? OS patches are available which mitigate the possibility of attacks due to Meltdown and Spectre.  However, there have been some claims [1, 2], that these fixes can significantly hamper application performance.  We wanted to see if there was a performance hit in the case of Solr deployments, […]

Meltdown Spectre Solr

As you may be aware, Meltdown (CVE-2017-5754) and Spectre (CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2017-5715) are some of the most widespread security issues in modern computing history. They affect almost every computer built in the last 10 years. This processor vulnerability is a CPU hardware architecture design issue that affects billions of hardware devices. Through a CPU architecture […]

Solr Spectre Meltdown

Meltdown (CVE-2017-5754) and Spectre (CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2017-5715) are two of the most widespread security issues in the design of modern CPUs and can affect your Apache Solr deployments. These vulnerabilities were disclosed on January 4, 2018.  They affect almost every computer made in the last 10 years. These vulnerabilities take advantage of certain processor optimizations. […]

SearchStax Logo

We’re excited and proud to announce our new company name, SearchStax. We’ve rebranded to SearchStax and are focusing on delivering enterprise class cloud services and software for Apache Solr and Elasticsearch. Nothing about the services you receive will change. Same great service and same great support! Over the last four years, Measured Search has grown […]