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From Aloke Ghoshal <alghos...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Terminology question: Core vs. Collection vs...
Date Thu, 03 Jan 2013 10:34:52 GMT
Hi,

If you haven't already, please refer to:

http://www.ngdata.com/site/blog/57-ng.html
http://lucene.472066.n3.nabble.com/solr-cloud-concepts-td3726292.html
http://wiki.apache.org/solr/SolrCloud#FAQ

Regards,
Aloke

On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 3:12 PM, Alexandre Rafalovitch <arafalov@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I am trying to understand the core Solr terminology. I am looking for
> correct rather than loose meaning as I am trying to teach an example that
> starts from easy scenario and may scale to multi-core, multi-machine
> situation.
>
> Here are the terms that seem to be all overlapping and/or crossing over in
> my mind a the moment.
>
> 1) Index
> 2) Core
> 3) Collection
> 4) Instance
> 5) Replica (Replica of _what_?)
> 6) Others?
>
> I tried looking through documentation, but either there is a terminology
> drift or I am having trouble understanding the distinctions.
>
> If anybody has a clear picture in their mind, I would appreciate a
> clarification.
>
> Regards,
>    Alex.
>
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> once. Lately, it doesn't seem to be working.  (Anonymous  - via GTD book)
>

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