Tag Archives: Solr

Since the change from Oracle Text to Apache Solr/Lucene 1.4 in DC-X, time has passed and Solr 1.4 is now considered “old” software. (To be fair, it is a very stable version, running successfully on our customer’s DC-X systems.) Solr 1.4 has been succeeded by the 3.x branch. The current release 3.6 contains a lot […]

Being a few months into a medium-sized DC-X installation, I’d like to share a few real-world numbers regarding image and text import speed. During mass import runs, the system had a relatively high load but was still usable. I’m quite happy with the performance so far: 50,000 images imported per hour (off-the-shelf DC-X importer); includes […]

DC-X is built on a solid foundation – well-established (and mostly open source) software. Here’s a list of the components that form the basis of DC-X: The DC-X source code is written in the open source language PHP. Its web browser user interface and web service API are delivered by the open source Apache web […]

Those who know our products are aware that we’ve partnered with Oracle for a very long time. While in the beginning there was DC3 with its proprietary, but very fast and efficient fulltext search engine, our DC4 and DC5 product lines relied heavily on Oracle Text. (With the exception of a few PostgreSQL-based installations, integrated […]