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Liferay Portal 6 Enterprise Intranets by Jonas X. Yuan

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Pluggable Enterprise Search

As an alternative to using Lucene, the portal supports pluggable search engines. The first implementation of this uses the open source search engine Solr, but in the future, there will be many such plugins for search engine of your choice, such as FAST, GSA, Coveo, and so on. In this section, we're going to discuss caching, indexing, and using Solr for search.

Caching settings

EHCache is a widely-used cache implemented in Java, which the portal uses to provide distributed caching in a clustered environment. EHCache is also used in a non-clustered environment to speed up repeated data retrievals. The portal uses EHCache caching by default. At the same time, the portal uses Hibernate caching as well. The portal provides ...

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