MMM??? 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: http://lucene.apache.org/solr/mirrors-solr-latest-redir.html (see note below). See the CHANGES.txt file included with the release for a full list of details. Solr 3.6.0 Release Highlights: * New SolrJ client connector using Apache Http Components http client (SOLR-2020) * Many analyzer factories are now "multi term query aware" allowing for things like field type aware lowercasing when building prefix & wildcard queries. (SOLR-2438) * 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 (SOLR-1709) * 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.