Elasticsearch Replaces Solr in HCL Commerce V9.1 -improving the ability to understand customers’ natural language, reducing the time required for catalogue updates, and making it easier to add custom data to search.
When you get answers instantly, your relationship with your data changes. You
can afford to iterate and cover more ground.
Being this fast isn’t easy. We’ve implemented inverted indices with finite state transducers for full-text querying, BKD trees for storing numeric and geo data, and a column store for analytics.
And since everything is indexed, you’re never left with index envy. You can leverage and access all of your data at ludicrously awesome speeds.