Full Text Search

Add customised full text search your website and other systems using Solr.

Providing your users with the proper tools for searching your website, application or database using real-world phrases, wildcards, and joins, means your users can find what they need, leading to greater trust in your services, and them viewing your systems and websites as valuable resources. 

Solr powers the search of many of the world's largest internet sites.

Solr is highly reliable, scalable and fault tolerant, providing distributed indexing, replication and load-balanced querying, automated failover and recovery, centralized configuration and more. Solr powers the search and navigation features of many of the world's largest internet sites.

The main features include:

  • Advanced Full-Text Search Capabilities - including powerful matching capabilities including phrases, wildcards, joins, grouping and much more across any data type
  • Performance optimised - High volume traffic and large scales sites and systems
  • Comprehensive Administration Interfaces - Solr ships with a built-in, responsive administrative user interface to make it easy to control your Solr instances
  • Easy Monitoring - Need more insight into your instances? Solr publishes loads of metric data via JMX
  • Highly Scalable and Fault-Tolerant - Built on the battle-tested Apache Zookeeper, Solr makes it easy to scale up and down. Solr bakes in replication, distribution, rebalancing and fault tolerance out of the box.
  • Flexible and Adaptable with easy configuration - Solr's is designed to adapt to your needs all while simplifying configuration
  • Near Real-Time Indexing - Want to see your updates now? Solr takes advantage of Lucene's Near Real-Time Indexing capabilities to make sure you see your content when you want to see it
  • Extensible Plugin Architecture - Solr publishes many well-defined extension points that make it easy to plugin both index and query time plugins. Of course, since it is Apache-licensed open source, you can change any code you want!
  • Standards-Based Open Interfaces - XML, JSON and HTTP Solr uses the tools you use to make application building a snap