Thank you Erick. That was my instinct as well.
On Tue, Mar 6, 2018 at 10:05 AM, Erick Erickson <erickerick...@gmail.com> wrote: > Flattening the nested documents is usually preferred if at all > possible. Nested documents to, indeed, have a series of restrictions > that often make them harder to work with than flattened docs. > > Best, > Erick > > On Tue, Mar 6, 2018 at 6:48 AM, Dc Tech <dctech1...@gmail.com> wrote: > > We are evaluating using nested documents vs. simply flattening the > document. > > > > Looking through the documentation, it is not very clear to me if the > nested > > documents are fully mature, and support the full richness of SOLR > > (streaming, mature faceting) etc... > > > > Any opinions or guidance on that? > > > > > > For *flattening*, we are thinking of setting up three groups of fields: > > 1. Fields for search - 3-4 groups of fields that glom together the > document > > fields in order of boosting priority (e.g. f1 has just the title , f2 has > > title+authors....) > > 2. Fields for faceting if needed > > 3. and Fields for display (or the original document fields) e.g. > > author_name|author_unique_id... >