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Solr logging just got better

Using a product like Solr over time makes you blind to certain things. Logging is one such area. For me it started with realizing that the default logging was way too verbose, and soon I found a two year old … Continue reading

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Solr 6 released

A few weeks ago, Solr 6.0 was released, and right after we also released Solr 5.5.1. That means that most probably 5.5.x is the last in the 5.x series, so start preparing for an upgrade. Why would you upgrade? Well, Changes gives … Continue reading

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Solr 5.4 released

Go ahead and download Solr 5.4. The major feature is a new Admin UI which lets you manage Collections, not only cores. The new UI also allows you to manipulate the schema through Schema Browser tab. Also, the Analyzing suggesters can … Continue reading

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Security focused Solr 5.3 on its way

Solr/Lucene version 5.3 is on its way out the door any of these days. In addition to the usual list of bug fixes and optimizations, it adds some new features, mainly related to security. Some are: SOLR-7757: Improved security framework where security … Continue reading

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Solr 5 released

Solr/Lucene 5 is a major release with lots of features and bug fixes. It is backward compatible with Solr4.x, but if you wish to upgrade from 3.x or older, you need to first upgrade to 4.x if you want to … Continue reading

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