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Year: 2019

SearchStax Solr Chinese

Some of our SearchStax clients index websites that use multiple languages. We were recently asked how to enable indexing of Mandarin (Traditional Chinese) in Solr on a cloud platform. Solr does not parse Chinese text by default, but it comes with the appropriate tokenizers included. The default configuration of the ICU Tokenizer is suitable for […]

We are introducing new type of cluster plans, code named NextGen Cluster Plans. The NextGen Dedicated Clusters use twin Apache Solr Servers matched with three independent ZooKeeper VMs. A typical NextGen cluster, therefore, has five servers. These plans are not only architecturally better, they are also more affordable. More details on the architectural benefits are […]

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In the next few days, SearchStax is releasing a new product line, the “NextGen” Dedicated  Clusters (NDC). This was announced a couple months ago in this blog. Some of our clients found our three-node production systems too pricey, so we responded by bringing out more reliable five-node systems that actually cost less per month — […]

searchstax solr 7.7

We’re pleased to announce that Apache Solr Version 7.7.2 is now available on all SearchStax plans. You can create a new Solr 7.7.2 deployment by signing up for a 14-day free trial account OR by creating a new deployment in your existing account. We made available Solr 7.5 in February. Improvements and Bug Fix highlights […]

Top 10 Solr Best Practices

It is quite straightforward to install Solr on your local machine and load a collection. This is great when you are either testing out the waters or are starting the development phase of your project. When you start getting ready for production, however, you discover how daunting it can actually be. There are many things […]

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