New solr servers announcements

Our SOLR cluster is growing every day. Check out the new worldwide locations for our solr servers.

Enjoy!

Opensolr Index Analytics

Analytics is a great way to get some key information about how your index is being used on a daily basis.

Integrate opensolr with drupal

Here's an update on how to integrate opensolr with drupal.

Request Handler IP Access

How cool is it, that now, you get to setup certain IP addresses to access certain SOLR URI Request Handlers.

Add your own server

Are the servers in the opensolr cloud not enough for you ? Now you can add your own servers

Opensolr and Velocity

Build your own full-featured search engine in just a matter of minutes using opensolr and velocity.

How to index data

You now have your opensolr colelction created and you want to start indexing data. What do you do ?

Keep reading to find out !

Magento is here

Opensolr now also offers Magento solr collections out of the box.

NEW Improoved multi-threading web crawler

Our web crawler is now improoved by offering a multi-threaded approach.

Upload schema.xml to Reseller REST API

If you have a platinum or a reseller account, Opensolr now makes it very easy for your to allow your users to upload their custom SOLR configuration files to our servers with just a simple POST request. Keep reading to find out how !

Opensolr Reseller REST API

Now you can easily become a SOLR reseller with our new Reseller REST APIs. Keep reading to learn more about the REST API methods exposed.

Opensolr predefined CMS templates

Opensolr now provides instant Apache Solr integration with the most popular CMS systems.

How to define new fields in schema.xml

Editing the schema.xml using opensolr.com is easy. This describes how to easily define new fields and edit your schema.xml to fit your needs.

New Solr servers

Opensolr provides solr cloud hosting in multiple geographical locations. At this time, we're offering our services in: New York, Los Angeles, Amsterdam and Melbourne.

EzCMD Applications

Ezcmd Apps aims to make it easier for IT professionals and everyone else, to perform every-day tasks or help with their job, on the web, by providing robust, reliable tools and web APIs, such as IP GeoLocation, DNS Hosting, DNS health diagnosis and many many more. Media tools, such image processing, video processing and others.

Protect your solr index data

Opensolr gives premium users the option of protecting their index data by using IP access lists.
Find out how you can add or remove certain IP addresses from accessing your index, and keep your data safe at all times.

Enable spellcheck and other handlers

How to make sure that your index will support spellcheck, terms suggestion inside the schema.xml and also make sure that you enable the spellcheck in solrconfig.xml by adding the spellcheck component to your /select or /search request handler.

How to use with Drupal

Apparently using opensolr with drupal has been quite a challenge for some people.
It actually is not a challenge at all. All you have to do is simply use the drupal schema.xml and setup your collection information in your drupal solr module. And just rebuild your index.

It's that simple

Terms, suggestions, spellcheck, more like this

Many seem to ignore these mighty useful functions of the opensolr collections.

Keep reading to see all these in action

Open suggestions discussion

We've been thinking long and hard about stuff we can add to this service for FREE.

We can only come up with a hand-full of stuff for now. Why don't you guys give us a hand ? We'd love to hear your suggestions. So please use the comments section below this article, in order to start a new open discussion. By the way... Forums will be up soon too.

How to import data from XML files into your SOLR collection

We've seen here how we may setup our MySQL data importer and import data directly from our MySQL database inside the opensolr generic collections.
In quite the same manner, we're about to see how we can import data from any XML file through the SOLR HttpDataSource.
All we have to do is setup the db-data-config.xml file to accept our XML files.

How to setup solr MySQL data importer

If you don't feel like creating your own data importer to import data from your SQL database to your SOLR collections, we've also integrated the DIH  - Data Import Handler which now helps you define your SQL connection and query, and import your data to SOLR with just a few clicks.

How to add a new solr server

Managing collections is not all you can do with OpenSolr.com 
You may also add your own SOLR server to our servers array, and this way you will be able to manage it easily and also add your collections to it with just 1 click.

Keep reading to see how.

How does it work

Just what lays behind our SOLR Manager ? What are the technologies used and how is it all possible ? Click to find out.

 

How to create an index

Whether it is your simple site search, or you need SOLR to bring more advanced functionality to your website, you can do that now in a few easy steps.