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From Walter Underwood <>
Subject Re: SOLR Index in shared/Network folder
Date Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:08:07 GMT
Several years ago, I accidentally put Solr indexes on an NFS volume and it was 100X slower.

If you have enough RAM, query speed should be OK, but startup time (loading indexes into file
buffers) could be really long. Indexing could be quite slow.

Walter Underwood  (my blog)

On Mar 26, 2015, at 11:31 PM, Shawn Heisey <> wrote:

> On 3/27/2015 12:06 AM, abhi Abhishek wrote:
>> Greetings,
>>      I am trying to use a network shared location as my index directory.
>> are there any known problems in using a Network File System for running a
>> SOLR Instance?
> It is not recommended.  You will probably need to change the lockType,
> ... the default "native" probably will not work, and you might need to
> change it to "none" to get it working ... but that disables an important
> safety mechanism that prevents index corruption.
> Thanks,
> Shawn

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