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Apache Solr 3 Enterprise Search Server by Eric Pugh, David Smiley

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Combining replication and sharding (Scale deep)

Once you've scaled horizontally by either replicating indexes across multiple servers or sharding a single index, and then discover that you still have performance issues it's time to combine both approaches to provide a deep structure of Solr servers to meet your demands. This is conceptually quite simple, and getting it set up to test is fairly straightforward. The challenge typically is keeping all of the moving pieces up-to-date, and making sure that you are keeping your search indexes up-to-date. These operational challenges require a mature set of processes and sophisticated monitoring tools to ensure that all shards and slaves are up-to-date and are operational.

In order to tie the two approaches ...

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