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From Grant Ingersoll <>
Subject Re: Lucene vs Sphinx
Date Mon, 11 Jan 2010 18:31:43 GMT
You might also note that Solr is working very actively on improving distributed search even

I've seen billion plus Solr installations in production, but they require some operations
caretaking.  The Solr Cloud stuff is aiming to make that a lot less so.  For most people with
smaller distributed needs (in other words, not Internet scale), the current distributed search
capabilities should suffice

On Jan 11, 2010, at 11:57 AM, Ted Dunning wrote:

> SOLR is an excellent ready to run solution as Grant suggests.
> Katta is another alternative for searching very large data sets.  I know
> that some are searching a corpus of roughly a billion documents using Katta.
> Katta is not out of the box ready to run the way that SOLR is and Katta will
> scale to much larger collections, but SOLR itself will do a very decent job
> of scaling.  There is even a SOLR plugin to allow SOLR to search using a
> Katta cluster.
> On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 6:01 AM, ManojPatel <>wrote:
>> I have large amount of data and I want to run my search query on different
>> servers. How can I run lucene search engine on different server as
>> distributed application.

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