SolrCloud is a set of features in Apache Solr that enable elastic scaling of search indexes using sharding and replication. In this presentation, Tim Potter will demonstrate how to provision, configure, and manage a SolrCloud cluster in Amazon EC2, using a Fabric/boto based solution for automating SolrCloud operations. Attendees will come away with a solid understanding of how to operate a large-scale Solr cluster, as well as tools to help them do it. Tim will also demonstrate these tools live during his presentation. Covered technologies, include: Apache Solr, Apache ZooKeeper, Linux, Python, Fabric, boto, Apache Kafka, Apache JMeter.