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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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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 […]

We’re pleased to announce that Apache Solr Version 7.5 is now available on all SearchStax plans. You can create a new Solr 7.5 deployment by signing up for a 14-day free trial account OR by creating a new deployment in your existing account. Solr 7.5 highlights include: Enhancements and active development around Autoscaling Policies. Enhancements […]