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From Erik Hatcher <>
Subject Re: Can two Solr share index?
Date Thu, 16 Aug 2012 11:25:41 GMT
Alex - what you're looking for is called "replication" -


On Aug 16, 2012, at 04:48 , Alex King wrote:

> Hi all,
> We use Solr to build a search service for our customers. We have got one
> core on one physical machine. When our site will be ready and running it
> could potentially be very busy with serving search results to users. But I
> want to perform indexing of new documents without affecting Solr search
> performance. (there can be huge amount of documents at one time)
> We figured out that we can have one Solr only for search and another (or
> more in the future) Solr to do the indexing. Those Solrs should eventually
> have the same index (it isn't neccessery to synchronize those indexes every
> time new document was added, but I want the search Solr to get new
> documents, lets say ones in a week).
> So my question is: it a good idea, at all? ;) And how can I accomplish
> this? Can Solrs share index? Or should I copy the index from indexing
> machine to search machine (how to do it technically? is there some special
> tool for this purpose?)
> Regards,
> Alex

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