Solr with VisualVM via JMX

Recently I had a need to measure Solr memory usage and I decided to use free Oracle tool - VisualVM. As usual an official documentation provides some help, but to make things simpler I extended my Solr startup script for Windows to put all important information in one place.

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Solr startup scripts on Windows

As we all know from Solr website:

Solr is the popular, blazing-fast, open source enterprise search platform built on Apache Lucene.

It’s all true but on the other hand Solr is not known from its ease-of-use. In the fifth version community decided to address one of the main issues making Solr more demanding for newcomers than competition, that is simplicity of startup.

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