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From Otis Gospodnetic <otis_gospodne...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Google Commerce Search
Date Tue, 19 Jan 2010 20:39:03 GMT
And what I recommended to my Fortune 1 client....;) ...actually, just one correction:

 
> Secondly you should know that, you can not update or push Synonyms at run
> time.

You can, if you are okay with query-time synonym expansion.  The new
replication can be used to replicate not only indices, but also config
files, including the synonyms file.  My guess is that this is the same with GSA and other
search vendors' solutions.

Otis
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----- Original Message ----
> From: Mohamed Parvez <parvez@gmail.com>
> To: solr-user@lucene.apache.org
> Sent: Sun, January 17, 2010 1:35:17 PM
> Subject: Re: Google Commerce Search
> 
> I was in your same shoes as yours. And did recommend and implement Solr to
> my Fortune 10 client. Solr is a great solution and does meet most of the
> requirements and  lacks very few things.
> 
> In your case, I think you should know that Solr does handle Synonyms very
> well as long as they are single word to single word mappings.
> Even cases with many to one and one to many mappings. But when it comes to
> multi word to multi word mappings, it still works, but you need to do
> some twining.
> 
> Secondly you should know that, you can not update or push Synonyms at run
> time.
>
> Never less Solr just works out of the box in windows and Linux and I have
> tried it with various servers like, Tomcat, Jetty, Weblogic etc. It works
> like a chap and I have had 100% Uptime, since we went to production.
> 
> -----
> Thanks/Regards,
> Parvez
> 
> 
> 
> On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 4:30 AM, mrbelvedr wrote:
> 
> >
> > Our customer is a Fortune 5 big time company. They have millions of
> > vendors/products they work with daily. They have budget for whatever we
> > recommend but we like to use open source if it is a great alternative to
> > Google Search Appliance or Google Commerce Search.
> >
> > Google has recently introduced "Google Commerce Search" which allows
> > ecommerce merchants to have their products indexed by Google and shoppers
> > may search for products easily.
> >
> > Here is the URL of their new offering:
> >
> >
> > 
> http://www.google.com/commercesearch/#utm_source=en-et-na-us-merchants&utm_medium=et&utm_campaign=merchants
> >
> > Obviously this is a great solution. It offers all the great things like
> > spell checking, product synonyms, etc.  Is Solr able to do these features:
> >
> > * Index our MS Sql Server 2008 product table
> >
> > * Spell check for product brand names - user enters brand "sharpee" and the
> > search engine will reply "Did you mean 'Sharpie'? "
> >
> > * We have 2 million products stored in our MS Sql Server 2008, will Solr
> > handle that many products and give fast search results?
> >
> > Please advise if Solr will work as well as Google product?
> >
> > Thx!
> > --
> > View this message in context:
> > http://old.nabble.com/Google-Commerce-Search-tp27197509p27197509.html
> > Sent from the Solr - User mailing list archive at Nabble.com.
> >
> >


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