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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. […]

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Measured Search recently learned of and resolved a security vulnerability with Apache Solr. We want to report this to you, describe how we responded to the incident, and reiterate our commitment to constantly improving the security and integrity of your deployments, data and our service. On October 13, 2017, we became aware of an Apache […]

How SearchStax secures SolrCloud deployments in AWS including Basic Authentication, IP Filtering, Security Groups, SSL, At Rest.

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