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Alfresco Search and Insight Engine

Developer & User Friendly Contextual Analytics

The new Alfresco Search and Insight Engine is the modern and integrated analytics solution that enables our clients to make better decisions based on real-time data. It is a developer & user friendly contextual analytics product that provides insight into content, metadata, processes and governance -  all without the need of specialized BI teams.

The Alfresco Search and Insight Engine also provides multi server search index clustering including Solr sharding for maximum search performance.

Developer Friendly Contextual Analytics

Other more traditional analytics products require a complex process of extracting, transforming and loading the data into a separate Data Warehouse system - Alfresco’s approach is all based on familiar technologies & existing skills

  • No ETL (“Extract – Transform - Load”) or Data Warehouse – easy to install & manage by Alfresco administrators. No need for a separate Data Warehouse system
  • SQL Support and Schema-less design – You can create your custom reports without specialized BI teams or Business Analysts
  • Fast & scalable with Solr 6 – the Alfresco Search and Insight Engine is built on the highly scalable, reliable and fault-tolerant open source search platform Solr 6

User Friendly - Available to All

Knowledge workers require a real time analytics solution for their business critical processes that is not disconnected from “Work in Progress”

  • Content Analytics - Simple time-series and Full Text Search term distribution analysis with SQL
  • Fully supports custom metadata - it is based on the Solr indexes, so any custom metadata that is indexed can also be reported on
  • Out of the box report builder – build your own or use preconfigured reports and dashboards
  • Real time reporting –  tightly integrated into the Alfresco repository and allows users to analyze content and metadata in real time
  • Fully supports Permissions/ACLs – No risk of data leakage, it is compliant with the Alfresco built-in security

Scale Search Performance Without Limits

Scale your search indexing and performance to handle billions of documents – with support for Solr Sharding.

  • Multi instance clustering - Support increased index and query load compared with a single instance
  • Solr Sharding – search indexes get split across multiple indexes for massive performance improvement - this process is known as sharding.
  • Easy admin console configuration - the complete Solr configuration including Solr sharding can be handled from the Admin Console
  • Increased security - SSL encryption of data flowing between Shards and content repository