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From Joel Bernstein <joels...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Speculating about the removal of the standalone Solr mode
Date Wed, 09 Mar 2016 17:43:42 GMT
>From Alfresco's point of view this would be a bad thing. Alfresco uses Solr
in stand alone mode and has developed an entire sharding and replication
model that fit's the ECM use case. So being forced to have ZooKeeper and
Solr Cloud would not be ideal.

Joel Bernstein
http://joelsolr.blogspot.com/

On Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 12:34 PM, Shawn Heisey <apache@elyograg.org> wrote:

> I've been thinking about the fact that standalone and cloud modes in
> Solr are very different.
>
> The writing on the wall suggests that Solr will eventually (probably 7.0
> minimum) eliminate the standalone mode and always operate with
> zookeeper.  A "standalone" node would in fact be a single-node cloud
> running the embedded zookeeper.
>
> Once zk-as-truth becomes a reality, I can see a few advantages to always
> running in cloud mode.  The documentation can include one way to
> accomplish basic tasks.  The CoreAdmin API can be eliminated, and any
> required functionality fully merged into the Collections API.
> CloudSolrClient will work for all installations.  A script that works
> for cloud mode will also work for standalone mode, because that's just a
> smaller cloud.
>
> I was planning to open an issue to discuss and implement this.  If
> that's not a good idea, please let me know.
>
> None of my main Solr installations are running in cloud mode, so the
> removal of standalone mode will be an inconvenience for me, but I still
> think it's the right thing to do in the long term.
>
> Thanks,
> Shawn
>
>
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