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From Dirceu Vieira <>
Subject Re: Solr Design question on spatial search
Date Thu, 01 Mar 2012 07:59:13 GMT
I believe that what you need is spatial search...

Have a look a the documention:

On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 10:54 PM, Venu Shankar <>wrote:

> Hello,
> I have a design question for Solr.
> I work for an enterprise which has a lot of retail stores (approx. 20K).
> These retail stores are spread across the world.  My search requirement is
> to find all the cities which are within x miles of a retail store.
> So lets say if we have a retail Store in San Francisco and if I search for
> "San" then San Francisco, Santa Clara, San Jose, San Juan, etc  should be
> returned as they are within x miles from San Francisco. I also want to rank
> the search results by their distance.
> I can create an index with all the cities in it but I am not sure how do I
> ensure that the cities returned in a search result have a nearby retail
> store. Any suggestions ?
> Thanks,
> Venu,

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