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From Carl Roberts <>
Subject Re: Is Solr a good candidate to index 100s of nodes in one XML file?
Date Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:36:15 GMT
I got the RSS DIH example to work with my own RSS feed and it works 
great - thanks for the help.

On 1/22/15, 11:20 AM, Carl Roberts wrote:
> Thanks. I am looking at the RSS DIH example right now.
> On 1/21/15, 3:15 PM, Alexandre Rafalovitch wrote:
>> Solr is just fine for this.
>> It even ships with an example of how to read an RSS file under the DIH
>> directory. DIH is also most likely what you will use for the first
>> implementation. Don't need to worry about Stax or anything, unless
>> your file format is very weird or has overlapping namespaces (DIH XML
>> parser does not care about namespaces).
>> Regards,
>>    Alex.
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>> On 21 January 2015 at 14:53, Carl Roberts 
>> <> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Is Solr a good candidate to index 100s of nodes in one XML file?
>>> I have an RSS feed XML file that has 100s of nodes with several 
>>> elements in
>>> each node that I have to index, so I was planning to parse the XML 
>>> with Stax
>>> and extract the data from each node and add it to Solr.  There will 
>>> always
>>> be only one one file to start with and then a second file as the RSS 
>>> feeds
>>> supplies updates.  I want to return certain fields of each node when I
>>> search certain fields of the same node.  Is Solr overkill in this case?
>>> Should I just use Lucene instead?
>>> Regards,
>>> Joe

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