The last few weeks, our development and documentation teams have made it really easy to connect Sitecore and Solr. I want to share a one-minute video that demonstrates how easy we’ve made the process. It’s not that connecting the two technologies ever was extraordinarily complicated, it’s just that the steps were numerous, sometimes requiring a […]
SearchStax, Solr-as-a-Service is now available in UAE North (Dubai) Region when using Microsoft Azure.
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 […]
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 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 […]