Apache Solr

Solr is the popular, blazing fast open source enterprise search platform from Apache. Solr is highly reliable, scalable and fault tolerant, providing distributed indexing, replication and load-balanced querying, automated failover and recovery, centralized configuration and more. Solr powers the search and navigation features of many of the world’s largest internet sites.

Better search = Better user experience

Solr is a standalone enterprise search server with a REST-like API. You index documents via XML, JSON, CSV or binary over HTTP. You query it via HTTP GET and receive XML, JSON, CSV or binary results.

  • Advanced full-text search capabilities
  • Optimized for high-volume web traffic
  • Standards-based open interfaces – XML, JSON and HTTP
  • Comprehensive HTML administration interfaces
  • Server statistics exposed over JMX for monitoring
  • Linearly scalable, auto-index replication, auto failover and recovery
  • Near real-time indexing
  • Flexible and adaptable with XML configuration
  • Extensible plugin architecture