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From Alexandre Rafalovitch <>
Subject Re: Lucene or Apache Solr : Project Decision making
Date Tue, 30 Aug 2016 17:23:50 GMT
SolerCloud uses Zookeeper. As to the rest, Solr is open source. It may be
more efficient stripping out whatever you don't want than reinventing it on
top of Lucene again.


On 31 Aug 2016 12:17 AM, "archit mehta" <> wrote:

> Hi,
> We need to take decision whether to go for lucene or solr. There are few
> points which I would like to mention.
> 1. If we use lucene we do not have to worry about security as it is
> already taken care but need to build own distributed indexer and searcher,
> if we use solr then we don't have to worry about distributed indexer and
> searcher but as it is a another process we have to put some security
> controls.
> In our case getting permission for solr is bit difficult, lucene is
> already in production (withou distribution stuff)
> 2. Does solr uses kafka or zookeeper or other third party library? Can I
> get list from somewhere?
> Server is heavily loaded, new process and running kafka/zookeeper is also
> an overhead for us.
> With current implementation we removed kafka and wrote some of our own
> code.
> How much easy or difficult to build distributed indexer and searcher with
> core lucene?
> Kindly share your views based on the point I have mentioned here. In case
> any more clarification require write me back.
> Regards,
> Archit

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