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Apache Solr Monitoring

Monitor Solr performance and health with comprehensive monitoring tools. Get deep visibility into your Solr logs, metrics, and events to ensure your search server is up and running at peak levels

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Monitor Solr performance and health with comprehensive monitoring tools. Get deep visibility into your Solr logs, metrics, and events to ensure your search server is up and running at peak levels

What is solr

What is Solr?

Solr is a clustered search platform built on top of Apache Lucene. The architecture is designed to scale horizontally - distributing indexing, search and fault tolerance across many, often virtual machines, often in the hundreds of instances.

Search is often a critical part of an overall solution. No search means no sales, downtime costs money. Scale and tuning just-right, gaining insight into operational issues and technical failures are economic considerations. This is where monitoring tools like Sematext comes in as real contributors.

    What you get

    Find and Fix Solr Performance Problems Faster

    Sematext Monitoring offers Solr monitoring tools that enable teams to easily set up and maintain monitoring. Out-of-the-box dashboards give you a detailed view of your system’s performance, exposing logs, metrics, and events at the same time. Along with its powerful alerting and reporting capabilities, it helps minimize the time spent troubleshooting.

    • Monitor JVM Heap and GC behaviour, 'right-sizing' Solr instances to meet your traffic demands
    • Pick up on trends in search and indexing latency, identifying points of concern and alert
    • Optimize Solr index performance, using monitoring for iterative improvements
    • Gain an accurate picture of I/O requirements for your cluster
    • Confirm load and shard balance
    • Identify when a new Solr query is performing slowly
    Find and Fix Solr Performance Problems Faster( )

    Everything you need to monitor Solr comes out of the box

    Customize reports, charts, and alerts as you wish

      Metrics Collected 84
      Dashboards 13
      Charts 39
      Alerts 4


      Monitor Apache Solr Metrics in Real Time

      Sematext’s performance monitoring tool automatically discovers Apache Solr services and lets you instantly start collecting Solr metrics directly through the user interface.You can also see JVM and system metrics to optimize Solr by spotting resource bottlenecks, slow garbage collection, inadequate JVM heap settings, and more. Sematext monitors and alerts on all the stats needed to ensure Solr performance, including:

      • JVM metrics, pool size, utilization and thread counts, open files
      • Garbage collection frequency, duration and depth
      • Search performance metrics: Request rate, latency, timeline
      • Indexing performance metrics: Indexing size, latency, timeline, file system stats, deletions by ID vs query
      • Cache metrics: Filter-cache, document-cache, query result-cache, per segment filter cache
      • Collection metrics: commit times, warmup times
      • Check the Solr monitoring documentation to see the entire list of performance metrics provided.
      Monitor Apache Solr Metrics in Real Time( )


      Speed Up Troubleshooting with Apache Solr Logs

      Add log monitoring to you Solr performance strategy to improve troubleshooting. Sematext integrates with all the popular log shippers and libraries to easily collect and Solr logs. Intuitive dashboards allow you to easily correlate them with Solr performance monitoring metrics for better observability and faster troubleshooting.

      • Find slow Solr queries, broken queries, queries returning zero hits, node timeouts, replication issues, and much more
      • Facet and visualize the types of log records being generated
      • See how many log records are generated on a per collection basis
      • Create timeseries visualizations of logs to see activity over time
      Speed Up Troubleshooting with Apache Solr Logs( )


      Benefit from Pre-Built Monitoring Dashboards

      Sematext gives you out-of-the-box dashboards to continuously monitor the availability, health, and performance of your system.

      • Get out-of-the-box monitoring charts
      • Add or remove components and charts in existing reports to customize dashboards
      • Add a new report page with your favorite metrics, charts, components, and filters
      • Combine metrics and logs to cut troubleshooting time in half
      Benefit from Pre-Built Monitoring Dashboards( )


      Notify Your DevOps Team About Critical Issues

      Sematext allows you to stay on top of performance issues with customizable monitoring and alerting on any combination of metrics, filters, and logs.

      • Set up custom anomaly detection or threshold alerts
      • Send notifications to Slack, PagerDuty, ServiceNow, custom Webhooks, email, etc.
      • Invite team members. There is no limit on the number of users!
      • Share logs and metrics with your team using role-based access control
      Notify Your DevOps Team About Critical Issues( )


      Compare Any Two Reports in a Single View

      With Split Screen you can compare any two reports. Split Screen is available across the whole product and you can open any report with events, logs, or metrics for easy correlation.

        Compare Any Two Reports in a Single View( )


        Start Monitoring Your System in Seconds

        Sematext features a simple monitoring agent setup with extremely low overhead.

        • Install the Sematext Agent in seconds.
        • Supported across any environment, Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, and more
        • Use Discovery to discover and monitor services inside containers
        • Select which performance metrics and logs to collect from the UI
        Start Monitoring Your System in Seconds( )

        Plans and pricing

        Plans and Pricing

        Sematext Monitoring pricing starts at $3.6/host/month. There are no long-term commitments necessary, and the cost is usage-based. Monthly cost estimates for the current month are displayed in Sematext during the free trial to avoid any surprises and 100% transparency.

        See Plans and Pricing


          Get Meaningful Insights for Effective Monitoring

          Get dozens of key metrics and logs at your fingertips. Sematext Monitoring offers robust and reliable tools to ensure the functionality and high availability of your applications and services.

          • Ensure minimal downtime
          • Benefit from predictable resource usage
          • Scale effectively based on load
          • Starts as low as $3.6/host/month
          Get Meaningful Insights for Effective Monitoring( )

          We looked into running our own Elastic Stack, and quickly realized that was a job and specialty within itself. We are a small startup and every dollar counts. Wasting precious and expensive sysadmin time on managing things far out of our project scope really isn’t an option

          Zach Aufort Zach Aufort
          CEO, BlockGen

          Sematext is great for monitoring SolrCloud, with out of the box dashboards and easy to setup alerts

          Chris George Chris George
          Manager, VIPConsult

          Sematext shows one unified view for all of our Docker log, events, and metrics!

          Ben Reichter Ben Reichter
          DevOps Engineer, Tozny

          Just looking at the default graphs it was clear I can reduce my serverless resource usage on Vercel by 90%, by reducing the allocated memory. Sematext simply turns your logs in actionable data, out of the box. Costs, performance, it's all there

          Andrei Vreja Andrei Vreja
          Maker, iForge

          Sematext Logs provides us a flexible, extensible and reliable means of monitoring all of our environments in real time

          Zach David Zach David
          Test Automation Lead – Healthgrades