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From Alexandre Rafalovitch <arafa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Custom SOLR plugin that returns a field + where you can sort on that field
Date Thu, 04 Dec 2014 13:59:40 GMT
What about parent/child record? With availability in the child record?
You'd have to reindex the whole block together, but you should be able
to get away with one request.

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   Alex.
No idea on the primary question, as you can probably guess.
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On 4 December 2014 at 08:24, Mathijs Corten <m.corten@bedandbreakfast.eu> wrote:
> well we though of that but there are some problems with a second core for
> availability:
> we already have a core containing alot of house information (id, name,
> latitude, longitude, city , country etc.) which means we would have to do 2
> solr queries just to build 1 search result or add alot of double information
> to the availabillity core (Every availabillity record would also contain id,
> name, latitude, longitude etc.).
>
> I was also reading about joining 2 cores together but the limit on this is
> that you can not return information from the second core.
>
> So of course as second core with availabillity would be a solution it just
> isn't our preferred one
>
>
>
> On 04-12-14 14:17, Alexandre Rafalovitch wrote:
>>
>> Have you thought storing 'availability' as a document instead of
>> 'house'. So, the house, date range and price are a single document.
>> Then, you group them, sum them and in post-filter sort them?
>>
>> Some ideas may come from:
>>
>> http://www.slideshare.net/trenaman/personalized-search-on-the-largest-flash-sale-site-in-america
>> (though it is quite old by now)
>>
>> Regards,
>>     Alex.
>> Personal: http://www.outerthoughts.com/ and @arafalov
>> Solr resources and newsletter: http://www.solr-start.com/ and @solrstart
>> Solr popularizers community: https://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=6713853
>>
>>
>> On 4 December 2014 at 05:54, Mathijs Corten <m.corten@bedandbreakfast.eu>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> *Usercase:*
>>> At this moment we have the current situation :
>>> We have customers that want to rent houses to visitors of our website.
>>> Customers can vary the prices according to specific dates, so renting a
>>> house at holidays will cost more.
>>>
>>> *The problems:*
>>>   - prices may vary according to the dates a visitor of the website
>>> specified.
>>>   - we want SOLR to calculate this total price based on base_price and
>>> the
>>> price_%DATE% dynamic fields
>>>   - we want SOLR to sort the result on this total price
>>>   - we want SOLR to return this price so we can display it on our website
>>>
>>> *Example:*
>>>
>>> house_id : 1
>>> base_price = 20    <- base price
>>> price_20141225 = 50    <- dynamic field with price for a specified date
>>> price_20141226 = 60    <- dynamic field with price for a specified date
>>>
>>> house_id : 2
>>> base_price = 30    <- base price
>>> price_20141229 = 50    <- dynamic field with price for a specified date
>>>
>>> Lets say a customer wants to rent a house from 2014-12-25 till
>>> 2014-12-30,
>>> the prices would be calculated at query time like this:
>>> House 1: 50 + 60 + 20 + 20 + 20
>>> House 2: 30 + 30 + 30 + 30 + 50
>>>
>>> *What **i already got:*
>>> I did some researche and made my own SearchComponent, which had a few
>>> problems:
>>>   - total price field that got added kept existing unless i removed it or
>>> restarted SOLR <- a problem with multiple search queries at the same time
>>>   - i could not sort on the totalprice field, field seemed to be unknown.
>>>
>>>
>>> *Now my question is:*
>>> Do any of you have any suggestions on how to add a total price field
>>> (based
>>> on base_price and dynamic fields), sort on it and return it to our
>>> website
>>> during query time?
>
>

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