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From Yonik Seeley <ysee...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Poll: Master-Slave or SolrCloud?
Date Sun, 30 Apr 2017 12:40:38 GMT
On Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 1:33 PM, Otis Gospodnetić
<otis.gospodnetic@gmail.com> wrote:
> I think I saw mentions (maybe on user or dev MLs or JIRA) about
> potentially, in the future, there only being SolrCloud mode (and dropping
> SolrCloud name in favour of Solr).

I personally never saw this actually happening, and not because of any
complexity issues with "getting started with SolrCloud", although I
think continuing improvements there are a good thing.

Many times, I see these two things conflated:
1) how easy it is to get SolrCloud set up
2) the inherent internal complexity of a system

We can always improve #1, but that does not imply improvement in #2
(and may actually increase internal complexity).

A system where you can just fire up a node pointed at a directory and
not worry about any shared state is very easy to understand, debug,
hack around, and build very complex custom systems around.

-Yonik

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