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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 — […]

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SearchStax recently released a REST API for managing Zookeeper Solr Cloud configurations. A set of five API methods lets authorized users create, list, read, download, and delete Solr Cloud configurations remotely. This is part of a larger API that lets SearchStax clients create and configure Solr Cloud deployments procedurally if so desired. In my role […]

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What if you could save most of the hosting cost of your Solr servers when they are underutilized? High-end Solr configurations consist of dozens, sometimes hundreds of nodes. Salesforce, for instance, is rumored to run over 800 Solr nodes. The problem is that search is a highly-volatile consumer of resources, with enormous swings between the […]

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SearchStax is launching two-node SolrCloud Clusters with full Zookeeper ensemble support and full scalability. This gives modern high-availability architectures a new, lower entry price point. Since its launch, Solr has been one of the main options for applications needing high-availability search. And the (not so) new cluster capabilities of SolrCloud further cement this reputation. In […]