Chapter 12. Taking Solr to production

This chapter covers

  • Building and deploying your Solr distribution
  • Monitoring for and debugging issues with Solr
  • Scaling Solr across servers to handle large content and query volumes
  • Choosing the right configuration (hardware, OS, JVM, and Solr caches)

Most of the examples in previous chapters have used small datasets intended to demonstrate how Solr’s core functionality works. At some point, however, you will want to move beyond a prototype and into a production system capable of handling a large number of queries and/or documents. This means that you will have additional concerns beyond Solr’s functional capabilities: You will care about server configuration (CPU, RAM, and OS), how many servers you ...

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