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From Andrea Gazzarini <>
Subject Re: Easiest way to embed solr in a desktop application
Date Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:17:31 GMT
Hi Robert,
I've used the EmbeddedSolrServer in a scenario like that and I never had 
I assume you're talking about a standalone application, where the whole 
index resides locally and you don't need any cluster / cloud / 
distributed feature.

I think the usage of EmbeddedSolrServer is discouraged in a 
(distributed) service scenario, because it is a direct connection to a 
SolrCore instance...but this is not a problem in the situation you 
described (as far as I know)


On 01/15/2015 03:10 PM, Robert Kr├╝ger wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been using an embedded instance of solr in my desktop application
> for a long time and it works fine. At the time when I made that decision
> (vs. firing up a solr web application within my swing application) I got
> the impression embedded use is somewhat unsupported and I should expect
> problems.
> My first question is, is this still the case now (4 years later), that
> embedded solr is discouraged?
> The one limitation I am running into is that I cannot use the solr admin UI
> for debugging purposes (mainly for running queries). Is there any other way
> to do this other than no longer using embedded solr and programmatically
> firing up a web application (e.g. using jetty)? Should I do the latter
> anyway?
> Any insights/advice greatly appreciated.
> Best regards,
> Robert

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