24 June 2014, Apache Solr™ 4.9.0 available
The Lucene PMC is pleased to announce the release of Apache Solr 4.9.0
Solr is the popular, blazing fast, open source NoSQL search platform
from the Apache Lucene project. Its major features include powerful
full-text search, hit highlighting, faceted search, dynamic
clustering, database integration, rich document (e.g., Word, PDF)
handling, and geospatial search. Solr is highly scalable, providing
fault tolerant distributed search and indexing, and powers the search
and navigation features of many of the world's largest internet sites.
Solr 4.9.0 is available for immediate download at:
See the CHANGES.txt file included with the release for a full list of
Solr 4.9.0 Release Highlights:
* Numerous optimizations for doc values search-time performance
* Allow a client application to request the minium achieved replication
factor for an update request (single or batch) by sending an optional
* Query re-ranking support with the new ReRankingQParserPlugin.
* A new [child ...] DocTransformer for optionally including Block-Join
decendent documents inline in the results of a search.
* A new (default) Lucene49NormsFormat to better compress certain cases
such as very short fields.
Solr 4.9.0 also includes many other new features as well as numerous
optimizations and bugfixes of the corresponding Apache Lucene release.
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