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Moving the Marketplaces to Elasticsearch

TL;DR: How we got from the top chart to the bottom chart.

Solr Response ES Response

We have been playing with adding new facets to search on the Marketplaces, but Solr was not making it easy for us due to slow indexing and annoying XML schema files. I experimented with Elasticsearch during a dev iteration and decided it was worth switching.

So we did it. And I’m going to tell you how we did it.

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