UPDATE: This tutorial is based on Solr 4. If you want to use Solr 5, we strongly recommend to use our recent blog entry to set up Solrcloud 5 on Amazon EC2
NOTE: There is French version to this tutorial, which you’ll find on the second half of this blog entry.
In this tutorial, we’ll be installing a SolrCloud cluster on Amazon EC2.
We’ll be using Solr 4.9, Tomcat 7 and Zookeeper 3.4.6 on Debian 7 instances.
This tutorial will explain how to achieve this result.
We’ll be installing a set of 3 machines with 3 shards and 2 replicas per shard, thus creating a set of 9 shards.
We’ll also be installing a Zookeeper ensemble of 3 machines.