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From "Gary Martin (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Created] (COMDEV-108) Add Solr support to Bloodhound Search plugin
Date Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:52:19 GMT
Gary Martin created COMDEV-108:

             Summary: Add Solr support to Bloodhound Search plugin
                 Key: COMDEV-108
             Project: Community Development
          Issue Type: New Feature
            Reporter: Gary Martin

Note: Was COMDEV-93

Apache Bloodhound is a software development collaboration tool, including issue tracking,
wiki and repository browsing (see: Bloodhound extends Trac
( with multiple product support, advanced search functionality,
ticket relations, a simpler installer and sleeker user interface.


The Bloodhound Search plugins supports different search backends, but only Woosh has been
implemented so far.

Proposed solution:

Bloodhound's current plugin implementation supports Whoosh search backend. Apache Solr (
) can be used as alternative search backend for Bloodhound Search when requirements are reliability,
scalability and fault tolerance. Work towards integrating Solr into Trac (which Bloodhound
is based on) has already started and can probably be built upon:

Skills needed:

Bloodhound and Trac are written in Python, so a moderate dose of Python programing skills
are required. Apache Solr is written in Java so intermediate Java programming skills are probably


Link to the original issue:

More GSoC-related tasks for Bloodhound:!closed&keywords=~gsoc

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