MMM??? 2011, Apache Solr™ 3.3 available The Lucene PMC is pleased to announce the release of Apache Solr 3.3. 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: http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.cgi/lucene/solr (see note below). See the CHANGES.txt file included with the release for a full list of details as well as instructions on upgrading. Solr 3.3 Release Highlights * Grouping / Field Collapsing * A new, automaton-based suggest/autocomplete implementation offering an order of magnitude smaller RAM consumption. * KStemFilterFactory, an optimized implementation of a less aggressive stemmer for English. * Solr defaults to a new, more efficient merge policy (TieredMergePolicy). See http://s.apache.org/merging for more information. * Important bugfixes, including extremely high RAM usage in spellchecking. * Bugfixes and improvements from Apache Lucene 3.3 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.