This is the place to define terms that are specific to Solr or that have meanings in the Solr community that differ from their meanings in the general populace.

Also see the official Solr Glossary in the Reference Guide

When adding to this page, please list terms in alphabetical order.


One of the most confusing aspects of Solr terminology is in the difference between collections, shards, replicas, cores, and config sets. These terms have specific meanings with reference to SolrCloud.


SolrTerminology (last edited 2019-02-07 12:31:15 by JanHoydahl)