SAN FRANCISCO and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LucidWorks, the company transforming the way people access information, today announced the availability of Solr Monitor App for Splunk Enterprise, the first monitoring app specifically designed to allow companies to analyze and manage the health and availability of their Solr deployments in Splunk software. The solution integrates multi-structured data indexed by Solr directly into Splunk® Enterprise, giving system administrators the ability to look at the intersection of documents, customer records or other unstructured data sources as they relate to machine data. This enables companies to optimize their Solr applications, glean insights from search and usage patterns and spot security concerns to improve end user experiences and derive more business value from data-driven applications. Demand for enterprise search technology is exploding as businesses worldwide seek to improve competitiveness and investigate usage of search and big data to generate new revenue in today's data-driven economy. The need for robust, flexible search technology is critical. Lucene/Solr open source search has emerged as a leading solution for enterprises to address this need, with thousands of downloads per day and several thousands of organizations deploying it. This has created a whole new era of data-driven applications. Solr Monitor App for Splunk Enterprise enriches Splunk Enterprise with pre-defined dashboards, alerts and content to help Splunk users better manage the health and availability of their Solr deployments. The solution delivers rich analytics that provide insight into how users are utilizing search as part of the applications, what they're looking for, where they click, and where searches fail. The solution also provides a NoSQL look-up from Solr to Splunk Enterprise, allowing users to seamlessly enrich machine data in Splunk software with context from other types of enterprise content.