Search Services 1.4.3 Release

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Search Services 1.4.3 Release

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Alfresco Search Services 1.4.3 has been released.

Obtaining this release

The ZIP Distribution file can be downloaded from the following URL:

https://download.alfresco.com/cloudfront/release/community/SearchServices/1.4.3/alfresco-search-serv...

If you are using Docker, you can get the new Image by typing:

docker pull alfresco/alfresco-search-services:1.4.3

And finally, the source code for this version is available in:

https://github.com/Alfresco/SearchServices/tree/1.4.3

 

Alfresco Insight Engine 1.4.3 has been also released.

Insight Engine and Insight Engine Zeppelin artifacts can be downloaded from Quay.io using Enterprise credentials.

 

New Features

  • Enhanced FIX Tool REST API

 

Third Party Product Versions

  • Solr 6.6.5
  • Jetty 9.3.27.v20190418
  • Zeppelin 0.8.2

 

Compatibility

  • Search Services 1.4.3 works with ACS 6.0, 6.1, 6.2
  • Insight Engine 1.4.3 works with ACS 6.0, 6.1, 6.2 and AGS 3.0.2, 3.2.0

 

Details

  • SEARCH-2356: Support setting default search log level with docker installations
  • SEARCH-2372: Update base docker image
  • SEARCH-2248: Add a limit to a number of txns per run of FIX tool
  • SEARCH-2233: Expose additional parameters for FIX tool in REST API
  • SEARCH-2330: Implement disable/enable indexing commands for tracking process
  • SEARCH-2237: During a re-index, cascade tracker causes OOM exception
  • SEARCH-2374: Shards become unavailable when they are purged and there's a long timeout value
  • SEARCH-2126: In sharded mode, the facets with 0 results are supressed in the response unlike standalone mode

 

Call to Action

This release fixes an Out Of Memory problem when re-indexing some kind of repositories.

The problem has been reported previously by the Community in different ways:

If you are experiment problems with the amount of RAM consumed by SOLR or your contentstore GZ files are bigger than 10 MB, you could be affected by this problem.

Note that when upgrading to Search Services 1.4.3, it's not mandatory to perform a full re-index for SOLR. However, if you re-index your repository, you'll save storage space and you'll increase the performance of the service.

Anyway is strongly recommended to upgrade to Search Services 1.4.3 from any other SOLR 6 based release.

 

About the Author
Angel Borroy is Senior Software Engineer in Alfresco. Over the last 15 years, he has been working as a software architect on Java, BPM, document management and electronic signatures. He has been working with Alfresco during the last years to customize several implementations in large organizations and to provide add-ons to the Community based on Record Management and Electronic Signature. He writes (sometimes) on his personal blog http://angelborroy.wordpress.com. He is (proud) member of the Order of the Bee. Angel Borroy is Engineer at Alfresco.