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Solr & Supervisor 

Daemonizing Solr on Webfaction with Supervisor

A while ago I wrote how to daemonize Solr on Webfaction with Circus .

Unfortunately this solution has not proven to be as stable as I wished, plus I think there is a security issue because in theory other Webfaction users on the same machine could communicate with my own Circus ...

Solr & Circus 

Daemonize Solr with Circus 0.5 on Webfaction

Since Webfaction increased the available memory from 40 MB to 250 MB I started using Solr for more and more of my projects. However, I never really knew how to ensure that Solr restarts itself if it crashes and how to easily stop and start it in case I have ...