Running Solr on Cloud (SaaS) and enterprise search as a service

Another aspect to look at in the Apache Solr Cloud is SaaS. Many Solr vendors provide ready-made preconfigured Solr instances for usage to its customers. In this chapter, we will be looking at some of the Solr Cloud providers.

Running Solr with OpenSolr Cloud

OpenSolr provides a running Solr instance on Cloud. It provides preconfigured templates for Drupal, Magento, Joomla, and so on. The pricing varies based on the cores and the number of documents. But the good thing is that it allows creating free Solr hosting for a limited amount of time. You can register yourself and access the dashboard for Solr. Now, you can simply create a new collection, as follows. You get a ready-made Solr ...

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