Chapter 8. Scaling Solr through High Performance

In the last chapter, we looked at how effectively Apache Solr can be used with advanced capabilities. Apache Solr can work on low-cost hardware, thereby making it a strong candidate for adaption at various organizations looking at cutting costs. Besides cutting costs, an important aspect of any enterprise search implementation is to get optimal performance out of the existing hardware and search infrastructure. This is one of the challenging domains, because with the inflow of more and more data, the search indexing as well as real-time search on these indexes slows down. In such cases, the need for distributed instances comes into the frame. At the same time, the unit of performance does not scale ...

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