SearchBlox

SearchBlox Developer Hub

Welcome to the SearchBlox developer hub. Here you will find comprehensive guides and documentation to help you start working with SearchBlox as quickly as possible, as well as support if you get stuck. Let's jump right in!

Documentation

Requirements

Resource
Requirement

CPU Cores

4 cores minimum
8 or 16 cores required for greater than 5 collections or 25,000 documents

RAM

8GB minimum
16GB or 32GB for large number of collections or documents

Java Version

1.8

Java Memory Requirements

XMS and XMX values are set to 4GB by default.
Increase to 8GB or 16GB for larger document volume or number of collections

Operating System

Windows, Linux, Mac OS X

Installation Tuning

Recommended CPU/RAM requirements based on Documents/URLs

Documents/URLs
SearchBlox Requires
RAM Available on Server
Processing Power

0 - 25,000

4GB

8GB

4 cores

25,000 - 100,000

8GB

16GB

8 cores

100,000 - 500,000

16GB

32GB

8 cores

500,000 - 1 million

32GB

64GB

16 cores

1 million +

Cluster Setup

Cluster Setup

Cluster Setup

CPU and RAM requirements are a recommendation only. Customer specific needs may vary based on size of documents, refresh frequency and types of search/visualization needs.

To update the memory allocation when running using the startSearchBlox command, or service in Windows, edit the start.ini file within the SearchBloxServer folder.

-Xmx4g
-Xms4g

Change 4g to 8g when you have atleast a 16GB server

-Xmx8g
-Xms8g

or change to 16g when you have atleast a 32GB server

-Xmx16g
-Xms16g

Requirements