Building enterprise distributed search using SolrCloud

In this section, we will try to build a Solr cluster using Apache Solr's SolrCloud. SolrCloud can be built for development and for production. Development would contain an easy, smaller version whereas production would have a complex configuration.

Setting up a SolrCloud for development

The development environment typically does not require a fully fledged production-level landscape. Developers can simply set up a single machine proxy cluster of nodes on their development server. Each Solr instance can run on any J2EE container such as Jetty, Tomcat, and JBoss. In this mode, SolrCloud runs along with the internal Zookeeper provided by Solr installation. To start this, simply start your Jetty ...

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