Monthly Archives: October 2014

Sudden Solr performance drop

There we were, minding other assignments and keeping a quarter of an eye on our web archive indexer and searcher. The indexer finished its 900GB Solr shard number 22 and the searcher was updated to a total of 19TB / … Continue reading

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What is high cardinality anyway?

An attempt to explain sparse faceting and when to use it in not-too-technical terms. Sparse faceting in Solr is all about speeding up faceting on high-cardinality fields for small result sets. That’s a clear statement, right? Of course not. What … Continue reading

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