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Running Solr in Docker: How and Why

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Running Solr in Docker: How and Why

Running Solr on Docker, you can create, deploy, and run applications by using containers. This gives a significant performance boost and reduces the size of the applications.

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Docker is all the rage these days, but one doesn’t hear about running Solr on Docker very much.

Last month, we gave a talk on the topic of running containerized Solr at the Lucene Revolution conference in Boston, the biggest open source conference dedicated to Apache Lucene/Solr. The 40-minute talk included a live demo that shows how to actually do it, while addressing a number of important bits if you want to run Solr on Docker in production.

Curious to check the presentation? You may find it below.

Or, interested in listening to the 40-minute talk? Check it below.

Indeed, a rapidly growing number of organizations are using Solr and Docker in production. If you also run Solr in Docker be sure to check out Docker + Solr How-to: Monitoring the Official Solr Docker Image.

Needless to say, monitoring Solr is essential in production and Docker is disruptive in many ways, and there are many things that are slightly different and worth mentioning. For instance, one can create, deploy, and run applications by using containers and this gives a significant performance boost and reduces the size of the applications.

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Topics:
solr ,apache ,lucene ,performance ,docker ,big data

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