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From Otis Gospodnetic <otis_gospodne...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Is Solr suitable for my application?
Date Sun, 14 Sep 2008 23:03:16 GMT
Sergey, I don't think you missed anything (unless you count a number of nice features that
Solr has that you didn't explicitly list) - Solr indeed sounds like a good fit.

Otis
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----- Original Message ----
> From: Sergey Nikitin <nikitin.k172@gmail.com>
> To: solr-user@lucene.apache.org
> Sent: Sunday, September 14, 2008 5:07:27 PM
> Subject: Is Solr suitable for my application?
> 
> 
> Hello everyone,
> 
> In our web app we got about 10 million of documents, structure of document
> is (only what is important for searching):
> ~10 Short fields (20 chars max)
> 1 Long field - represents content of the document, stored as xml. On average
> about 50k chars in xml, with about 500 chars of important text data to be
> indexed.
> 
> Updating/creating of document is a frequent operation, deleting is not
> frequent.
> 
> Now we are using indexing functionality of our DBMS and it is not as good as
> we want (slow, depend on concrete DBMS, additional load on DBMS, not
> scalable, etc). So, we want to switch to some other solution.
> 
> Most important requirements are: 
> functionality - searching by attribute / all attributes, filters, sorting,
> synonyms, etc...
> performance - at least faster that current solution.
> scalability - data and load may grow up, there should be easy way to support
> it.
> 
> Preferable tradeoffs: 
> + faster queries
> - less frequent update (flushing changes once per 24 hours is ok)
> - bigger index size
> 
> It seems that Solr fits perfectly - a lot of cool features, fast, good
> scaling support.
> 
> Maybe I've missed something important?
> 
> Any suggestions would be appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Sergey
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