Journey toward the Solr system

Posted on Friday, August 31, 2018

Solr Cloud search engine and Nutch web crawler are the University’s new search solution.

Nutch is scalable, feature rich, configurable at all stages of its crawl cycle, and supports a wide variety of text formats.

Solr Cloud is scalable and is equipped with language-analysis, machine-learning, dynamic fields, keyword/key-phrase matching, sponsored search, and text-highlighting features. Most of these features are already implemented or will be implemented in the upcoming year.

The search function is available at the top of the uottawa.ca site on the uoWeb platform.

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