Solr 3.6

Solr 3.6 was released on April 12, 2012

(warning) A bug fix release 3.6.1] was released on July 22, 2012 – All 3.6 Users are urged to use [Solr3.6.1 instead of 3.6.0. (warning)

3.6 Release Announcement

12 April 2012, Apache Solr™ 3.6.0 available
The Lucene PMC is pleased to announce the release of Apache Solr 3.6.0.

Solr is the popular, blazing fast open source enterprise 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 distributed search and index replication,
and it powers the search and navigation features of many of the world's
largest internet sites.

This release contains numerous bug fixes, optimizations, and
improvements, some of which are highlighted below.  The release
is available for immediate download at: (see
note below).

See the CHANGES.txt file included with the release for a full list of

Solr 3.6.0 Release Highlights:

 * New SolrJ client connector using Apache Http Components http client

 * Many analyzer factories are now "multi term query aware" allowing for things
   like field type aware lowercasing when building prefix & wildcard queries.

 * New Kuromoji morphological analyzer tokenizes Japanese text, producing
   both compound words and their segmentation. (SOLR-3056)

 * Range Faceting (Dates & Numbers) is now supported in distributed search

 * HTMLStripCharFilter has been completely re-implemented, fixing many bugs
   and greatly improving the performance (LUCENE-3690)

 * StreamingUpdateSolrServer now supports the javabin format (SOLR-1565)

 * New LFU Cache option for use in Solr's internal caches. (SOLR-2906)

 * Memory performance improvements to all FST based suggesters (SOLR-2888)

 * New WFSTLookupFactory suggester supports finer-grained ranking for
   suggestions. (LUCENE-3714)

 * New options for configuring the amount of concurrency used in distributed
   searches (SOLR-3221)

 * Many bug fixes

Note: The Apache Software Foundation uses an extensive mirroring network for
distributing releases.  It is possible that the mirror you are using may not
have replicated the release yet.  If that is the case, please try another
mirror.  This also goes for Maven access.

Happy searching,

Lucene/Solr developers


This page may be updated if there are any errata for the release documentation that users should be aware of.

  • The entry for SOLR-2438, <fieldType="multiterm"> should read <analyzer type="multiterm">
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