Here’s an overview of some of the new features in Solr 7.2, the next upcoming minor release in the Solr 7 line: Download a Solr 7 nightly build to try these features out and give us feedback! Nothing yet, stay tuned!

Solr 7.2 Features


Here’s an overview of some of the new features in Solr 7.1: Download Solr 7.1 or later to try these features out and give us feedback!   JSON Query Syntax / JSON Query DSL There is now a JSON mapping to Solr QParsers. Currently, one must use the JSON Request […]

Solr 7.1 Features


Here’s an overview of some of the new features in the next major upcoming release: Solr 8.0 Download a Solr 8 nightly build to try these features out and give us feedback!   IN PROGRESS We’re in the progress of releasing Solr 7, so there’s not much new here yet. […]

Solr 8 Features



Here’s an overview of some of the new features in Solr 6.6, released on June 6, 2017. Download Solr 6.6 to try these features out and give us feedback! You can also check out upcoming features of the next Solr release. This is likely to be the last Solr 6.x […]

Solr 6.6 Features


Here’s an overview of some of the new features in Solr 6.5. Download Solr 6.5 to try these features out and give us feedback! This feature list was adapted from the release notes on the wiki: https://wiki.apache.org/solr/ReleaseNote65 Field Type related changes PointFields (fixed-width multi-dimensional numeric & binary types enabling fast […]

Solr 6.5 Features


What is the Facet Domain The domain of a facet is the set of values (normally defined by a set of documents) that calculations will be done over. The root domain is the set of documents that match the base query and any filters. Changing the Facet Domain For any […]

Facet Domains



Here’s an overview of some of the new features in Solr 6.4. Download Solr 6.4 to try these features out and give us feedback! You can also check out upcoming features of the next Solr release. filter list for facet domain Any JSON facet command (terms, range, query) can now […]

Solr 6.4 Features


Nested Documents Nested Documents (also called Nested Objects) provides the ability to “nest” some documents inside of other documents in a parent/child relationship. Why Nested Documents One reason for using nested documents is to prevent false matches. For example, we may have a T-Shirt with 2 SKUs, a Large Red, […]

Nested Objects in Solr


JSON Request API Motivation Although query parameters are often an easy method to create a Solr requests by hand, they have a number of drawbacks: Inherently un-structured, requiring unsightly parameters like f.facet_name.facet.range.start=5 Inherently un-typed… everything is a string. More difficult to decipher large requests. Harder to programmatically create a request. […]

Solr JSON Request API



Here’s an overview of some of the new features in Solr 6.2. Download Solr 6.2 to try these features out and give us feedback! You can also check out upcoming features of the next Solr release. Boolean Comparison Function Queries Function queries for comparisons of numeric arguments: gt – greater […]

Solr 6.2 Features