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Subject [GitHub] [lucenenet] NightOwl888 commented on issue #397: Distributed Search
Date Thu, 10 Dec 2020 01:14:01 GMT

NightOwl888 commented on issue #397:

   >  In general, you would be better off asking user questions [on StackOverflow](
or the [User Mailing List](
than here.
   Lucene is a low-level search library that gives you the tools to build a higher-level search
engine, but itself is not a search engine, thus it does not contain any distributed features
out of the box. Some distributed 3rd party search engines that are built on Lucene/Lucene.NET:
   - [NCache Distributed Lucene](
   - [SOLR Index Sharding](
   - [SolrCloud](
   - [Elastic Search](
   If you prefer to roll your own solution, Lucene.NET 4.8.0 has a [replicator module](
that might get you part of the way there.
   ### Lucene.Net.DistributedSearch
   I searched the email archives and discovered the following thread. It seems that `Lucene.Net.DistributedSearch`
was brought over from Lucene.NET 2.9.4. It was a contributed feature that was never actually
ported over from Lucene.
   [Distributed Search Source Code](
   There is a problem with the way `Lucene.Net.DistributedSearch` is currently implemented
that is blocking if from moving forward - it requires many objects to be serializable, which
is no longer considered to be a good practice. See [LUCENENET-502 (comment)](
If we were to revive such a feature (and frankly, I am not sure it belongs in Lucene.NET),
it would be better to come up with a new design that is based on a more cloud-friendly technology
and an alternative to using .NET's binary serialization.

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