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From Erick Erickson <>
Subject Re: Duplicate suggestions when having multiple shards
Date Tue, 10 Jan 2017 12:42:38 GMT
As for the question about different weights, down the page of this
article there's an explanation of why stats are different on different
replicas in the same shard:

A very similar argument holds for two shards with identical documents.

Don't have a good idea for your second question.


On Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 4:14 AM, Nicole Bilić <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> We are using Suggester (and Solr 6.3.0) to implement autocomplete. We are
> using TSTLookupFactory lookup implementation and
> HighFrequencyDictionaryFactory dictionary implementation. If our index
> consists of only one shard, everything works perfectly fine. However, when
> index is split in 2 shards, we start getting duplicated suggestions. We've
> done some testing and it is peculiar that even when we have exactly the
> same documents in both shards (just for testing purposes), we get
> duplicated terms, but their weights are slightly different. We haven't
> found any solution that works (we've tried FieldCollapsing as well). Due to
> some limitations, it is not an option to solve this (ie. throw out the
> duplicates)  client-side. Is there a way to solve this issue solr-side?
> Thanks!

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