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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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Web content-management systems, like Sitecore, give creators endless flexibility in the type of content and amount of content they can create and make available to the users. Such flexibility requires an equally flexible yet robust search capability to find the content. Sitecore can use Solr as its backbone to help users parse through all of […]

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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 […]

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Your Sitecore website needs fast, reliable Solr search capabilities, with the fault-tolerant infrastructure that is required for high-speed service and disaster recovery. SearchStax Cloud hosts Solr 7.2.1 clusters that integrate with Sitecore 9.1. Sitecore 9.1 and Solr 7.2.1 are the recommended versions for Sitecore/Solr integration. Here’s how SearchStax provides turnkey Solr clusters in a variety […]

Accelerating Solr App Development

Overview We recently began hosting the Solr search infrastructure for a Sitecore client who was looking for increased search performance and scalability. Naturally, they selected a Solr solution. Our client, a large Australian government entity, would see frequent high bursts of traffic and search activity. Their Sitecore deployment is hosted on Microsoft’s Azure Platform as a […]