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I have a Drupal 7 view which obtains data from an external database and displays it on the page. I would like to index this external data (read through Views) so that the resulting items can be searched for using Drupal Search. How do I go about doing this?

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  • Every thought about Solr?
    – Michiel
    Feb 26, 2014 at 8:19
  • I don't know too much about any search methods, so I'm open to all suggestions.
    – John
    Feb 26, 2014 at 8:36
  • It's rather difficult to implement for the first time and meant for indexing large proportions of data. But it's extremely powerful! How much data are we talking about?
    – Michiel
    Feb 26, 2014 at 8:47
  • A couple of million rows for several tables.
    – John
    Feb 26, 2014 at 12:36

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Like Michiel said Solr is a good option but is complicated to set up.

Another option is to implement a Google search server that can then be integrated with Drupal using the Google Search Appliance module. This is a paid solution but easier to setup.

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