Chapter 10. Scalability: using Hibernate Search in a cluster

This chapter covers
  • Strategies for clustering Hibernate Search solutions
  • Details of taking the asynchronous approach
  • Configuring the slave nodes
  • Configuring the master node

Most of the book pays little attention to your application architecture because Hibernate Search is fairly agnostic in that regard. Clustering a Hibernate Search application is worth mentioning because Hibernate Search makes it very easy to do. (You will especially see how easy if you’ve previously tried to cluster a plain Lucene application!)

When building an application, always keep in mind how well it will scale in the future, if not the present. The two traditional scalability possibilities are to scale up ...

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