Solr committers Anshum Gupta and Tim Potter join SolrCluster host Yann Yu to discuss the upcoming release of Solr 5. Anshum, who is also the release manager for Solr 5, and Tim talk about making Solr “easy to start, easy to finish” while continuing to add improvements and stability for experienced users. Check out the podcast to hear more about SolrCloud hardening, clusterstate improvements, the schema and solrconfig APIs, easier ZooKeeper management, improved flexible and schemaless indexing, and overall ease-of-use improvements.

Listen to the podcast here.