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From "Rusli Ruslakall" <>
Subject Re: XML vs mysql import with DataImportHandler
Date Tue, 10 Jun 2008 13:54:06 GMT
That sounds great!

I'm not launching for the next few of months so I'll wait and hope
that 1.3 comes out before that and just use XML while I develop the
rest of the site.

Thank you!

On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 12:57 PM, Shalin Shekhar Mangar
<> wrote:
> Hi Rusli,
> Without going into specifics, I can tell you that we're using
> DataImportHandler successfully in production with many millions of documents
> being imported from databases. Try it out and let us know if you face any
> problems. DataImportHandler will be part of Solr 1.3 (the next release) and
> may be committed quite soon after which you may not need to fiddle with
> patches.
> Disclaimer: Since I'm one of the developers, I may be biased :)
> On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 6:11 PM, Rusli Ruslakall <>
> wrote:
>> I wanted to see what people think about using DataImportHandler and
>> importing directly from mysql rather than with XML.
>> I have already programmed mysql -> XML in PHP and configured Solr to
>> import it when I realized I could use DataImportHandler and skip the
>> XML stage. Are there any negatives of using DataImportHandler? I would
>> have to use the patch that complicates the process I guess when its
>> kind of tempting to try to use Solr as much vanilla as possible.
>> What is the general method when using database information?
> --
> Regards,
> Shalin Shekhar Mangar.

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