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Sitecore Best Practices
for Solr Indexing

Running and operating self-managed Solr environments is no easy task. With SearchStax Cloud, we take the hassle and frustration of running Solr operations out of your hands with a flexible and easy-to-deploy, easy-to-use service.

We highlight five guiding principles for optimizing Solr within a Sitecore deployment, developed first-hand by SearchStax’s dedicated Solr experts and engineers. 


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Apache Solr is an open-source search platform that provides indexing and search capabilities for web applications and other types of data-driven applications. Solr is built on top of Apache Lucene, which is a high-performance search engine library written in Java.

SearchStax Cloud is a fully-managed SaaS solution that automates, manages, maintains and scales Solr search infrastructure in public or private clouds.

Core features include:

  • High Availability Solr or HA Solr
  • Cloud automation
  • Monitoring and alerting
  • Automated backups
  • Disaster recovery options to meet every business need
  • Available on AWS, Azure and Google in over 60 regions
  • On-demand scaling
  • Roles and permissions

1. Avoid using the synchoronous index strategy
2. Increase IntervalAsynchronous Interval
3. Control the frequency of publish operations
4. Increase the value of ContentSearch.Update.BatchSize
5. Reduce ContentSearch.SearchMaxResults

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