Monthly Archives: April 2014

Solr: Exporting an Index To an External File

For a change of pace we are going to look at  content flow from a different direction. Instead of importing content we are going to export it. Why would we do that? A few reasons:

  • Having the content in Solr means that we can pre-process the fields during ingestion and export the changes for use in other venues (reports, backups, re-import in databases, etc.)
  • Sometimes you just need to have more than one kind of backup
  • Sometime you feel like a nut

How would you do that (no, not feel like a nut)? Continue reading