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From Joel Bernstein <joels...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Release 7.0 process starts
Date Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:09:29 GMT
I just made the edit.

Joel Bernstein
http://joelsolr.blogspot.com/

On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 11:06 AM, Joel Bernstein <joelsolr@gmail.com> wrote:

> For streaming expressions let's go with:
>
> Solr 7 Streaming Expressions adds a new statistical programming syntax for
> the statistical analysis of sql queries, random samples, time series and
> graph result sets.
>
>
> Joel Bernstein
> http://joelsolr.blogspot.com/
>
> On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 11:01 AM, Christine Poerschke (BLOOMBERG/ LONDON)
> <cpoerschke@bloomberg.net> wrote:
>
>> Cool. How about 7th and 8th bullet points like this. 8th bullet ending
>> in Java 9 future magic still, not that the magic counts but fitting things
>> on roughly a screen full for folks to easily get the gist of the new
>> release is important I think.
>>
>> -Christine
>>
>> * Solr 7 adds Streaming Expressions, a new statistical programming syntax
>> for
>> the statistical analysis of sql queries, random samples, time series and
>> graph result sets.
>>
>> * Solr 7 is tested with and verified to support Java 9
>>
>> From: dev@lucene.apache.org At: 09/20/17 15:54:54
>> To: Christine Poerschke (BLOOMBERG/ LONDON ) <cpoerschke@bloomberg.net>,
>> dev@lucene.apache.org
>>
>> Subject: Re: Release 7.0 process starts
>>
>> This looks good, other than the wt=xml correction in #1, as Varun pointed
>> out. Also, I really think we should highlight streaming expressions (Math
>> Engine) even if that means we don’t hit the ‘7 points’ mark :).
>>
>> -Anshum
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sep 20, 2017, at 7:21 AM, Christine Poerschke (BLOOMBERG/ LONDON) <
>> cpoerschke@bloomberg.net> wrote:
>>
>> Totally agree with choosing _7_ highlights for the Solr _7_ release!
>>
>> Below is the revised draft I came up with:
>>
>> (Notice that v2 is the 2nd bullet, though I think it yet needs to mention
>> one or _two_ benefits of using the new API especially since we mention that
>> /solr/ continues to work.)
>>
>> (Also notice some re-ordering of the bullets starting with the
>> used-by-many JSON first, then v2 API second, then third collection creation
>> which mentions faceting and so leads over to the fourth bullet re: facet
>> refinement. Fifth is the new replica types (that bullet being slightly
>> longer than the others to explain what the types are about). Sixth is
>> auto-scaling which mentions future releases (would folks use new replica
>> types first before moving on to auto-scaling?). Seventh and last then is
>> Solr _7_ mention with Java _9_ i.e. the just-arrived future again there.)
>>
>> Solr 7.0 Release Highlights:
>>
>> * Indented JSON is now the default response format for all APIs,
>> pass wt=json and/or indent=off to use the previous unindented XML format.
>>
>> * The new v2 API, exposed at /api/ and also supported via SolrJ, is now
>> the
>> preferred API, but /solr/ continues to work.
>>
>> * A new `_default` configset is used if no config is specified at
>> collection
>> creation. The data-driven functionality of this configset indexes strings
>> as
>> analyzed text while at the same time copying to a `*_str` field suitable
>> for
>> faceting.
>>
>> * The JSON Facet API now supports two-phase facet refinement to ensure
>> accurate
>> counts and statistics for facet buckets returned in distributed mode.
>>
>> * Replica Types - Solr 7 supports different replica types, which handle
>> updates
>> differently. In addition to pure NRT operation where all replicas build an
>> index and keep a replication log, you can now also add so called PULL
>> replicas, achieving the read-speed optimized benefits of a master/slave
>> setup while at the same time keeping index redundancy.
>>
>> * Auto-scaling. Solr can now allocate new replicas to nodes using a new
>> auto
>> scaling policy framework. This framework will in future releases enable
>> Solr
>> to move shards around based on load, disk etc.
>>
>> * Solr 7 is tested with and verified to support Java 9.
>>
>> From: dev@lucene.apache.org At: 09/20/17 15:02:38
>> To: dev@lucene.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: Release 7.0 process starts
>>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 9:16 AM Jan Høydahl <jan.asf@cominvent.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> And please, I was serious about choosing 7 major features and not adding
>>> random single improvements. The list has already creeped from 7 to 9
>>> bullets. If you want to add something, then ask youself which of the other
>>> bullets that are less important to MOST USERS and then replace that bullet
>>> instead of adding more. Agree?
>>>
>>
>> I agree with that very much!  *Each bullet added de-values the list as a
>> whole.  *IMO the Java 9 bullet can be removed (too few are even using it
>> yet) and we get to 8 bullets; and those 8 are pretty good.
>> --
>> Lucene/Solr Search Committer, Consultant, Developer, Author, Speaker
>> LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/davidwsmiley | Book:
>> http://www.solrenterprisesearchserver.com
>>
>>
>>
>

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