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From jim ferenczi <jim.feren...@gmail.com>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache Solr 6.5.0 released
Date Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:48:26 GMT
27 March 2017, Apache Solr 6.5.0 available

The Lucene PMC is pleased to announce the release of Apache Solr 6.5.0.

Solr is the popular, blazing fast, open source NoSQL search platform from
the Apache Lucene project. Its major features include powerful full-text
search, hit highlighting, faceted search and analytics, rich document
parsing, geospatial search, extensive REST APIs as well as parallel SQL.
Solr is enterprise grade, secure and highly scalable, providing fault
tolerant distributed search and indexing, and powers the search and
navigation features of many of the world's largest internet sites.

Solr 6.5.0 is available for immediate download at:

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   http://lucene.apache.org/solr/mirrors-solr-latest-redir.html

Please read CHANGES.txt for a full list of new features and changes:

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   https://lucene.apache.org/solr/6_5_0/changes/Changes.html

Highlights of this Solr release include:

   - PointFields (fixed-width multi-dimensional numeric & binary types
   enabling fast range search) are now supported
   - In-place updates to numeric docValues fields (single valued,
   non-stored, non-indexed) supported using atomic update syntax
   - A new LatLonPointSpatialField that uses points or doc values for query
   - It is now possible to declare a field as "large" in order to bypass
   the document cache
   - New sow=false request param (split-on-whitespace) for edismax &
   standard query parsers enables query-time multi-term synonyms
   - XML QueryParser (defType=xmlparser) now supports span queries
   - hl.maxAnalyzedChars now have consistent default across highlighters
   - UnifiedSolrHighlighter and PostingsSolrHighlighter now support
   CustomSeparatorBreakIterator
   - Scoring formula is adjusted for the scoreNodes function
   - Calcite Planner now applies constant Reduction Rules to optimize plans
   - A new significantTerms Streaming Expression that is able to extract
   the significant terms in an index
   - StreamHandler is now able to use runtimeLib jars
   - Arithmetic operations are added to the SelectStream
   - Added modernized self-documenting /v2 API
   - The .system collection is now created on first request if it does not
   exist
   - Admin UI: Added shard deletion button
   - Metrics API now supports non-numeric metrics (version, disk type,
   component state, system properties...)
   - The disk free and aggregated disk free metrics are now reported
   - The DirectUpdateHandler2 now implements MetricsProducer and exposes
   stats via the metrics api and configured reporters.
   - BlockCache is faster due to less failures when caching a new block
   - MMapDirectoryFactory now supports "preload" option to ask mapped pages
   to be loaded into physical memory on init
   - Security: BasicAuthPlugin now supports standalone mode
   - Arbitrary java system properties can be passed to zkcli
   - SolrHttpClientBuilder can be configured via java system property
   - Javadocs and Changes.html are no longer included in the binary
   distribution, but are hosted online

Further details of changes are available in the change log available at:
http://lucene.apache.org/solr/6_5_0/changes/Changes.html

Please report any feedback to the mailing lists (http://lucene.apache.org/
solr/discussion.html)
Note: The Apache Software Foundation uses an extensive mirroring network
for distributing releases. It is possible that the mirror you are using may
not have replicated the release yet. If that is the case, please try
another mirror. This also applies to Maven access.

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