Yokozuna Scale

Ryan Zezeski ryan at zinascii.com
Thu Sep 18 10:13:00 EDT 2014


On Sep 18, 2014, at 4:20 AM, anandm <anand at zerebral.co.in> wrote:

> Yes - looks like its going that way too - a decoupling between the Solr Cloud
> and the Riak Cluster seems like a solution that could work out and then
> Yokozuna to index content out to the Solr Cloud (completely external to riak
> - Solr not made to baby sit in Riak) - In this arrangement we could maintain
> index distribution with Solr in a Sharded env (over implicit or composite id
> collections) and riak used just as a kv. Yokozuna could also be used as a
> front to Solr Cloud - and it will search on Solr and fetch the matching docs
> from Riak and returned the merged doc back to the client.

Hi, creator of Yokozuna here.  I just want to make it clear that
Yokozuna does not use SolrCloud.  It uses regular old Solr and
Riak does the sharding & replication.  Yokozuna uses Solr’s
Distributed Search which is _not_ SolrCloud.  It uses Riak Core
coverage to build the query plan and feeds that into Solr’s
Distributed Search.





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