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From Robert Coli <>
Subject Re: Why Solandra stores Solr data in Cassandra ? Isn't solr complete solution ?
Date Mon, 30 Sep 2013 17:06:36 GMT
On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 8:50 AM, Ertio Lew <> wrote:

> Solr's data is stored on the file system as a set of index files[
>]. Then why do we need anything
> like Solandra or DataStax Enterprise Search? Isn't Solr complete solution
> in itself ?  What do we need to integrate with Cassandra ?

Solr's index sitting on a single machine, even if that single machine can
vertically scale, is a single point of failure.

The value add of DES is that the index has the same availability
characteristics as the underlying data, because it is stored in the same


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