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Apache Solr for Indexing Data by Anshul Johri, Sachin Handiekar

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The Solr architecture and directory structure

In real-world scenarios, Solr runs with other applications on a web server. A typical example is an online store application. The store provides a user interface, a shopping cart, an items catalogue, and a way to make purchases. It needs to store this information some sort of database. Here, Solr makes easy so add the capability of searching data in the online store. To make data searchable, you need to feed it to Solr for indexing. Data can be fed to Solr in various ways and also in various formats, such as .pdf, .doc, .txt, and so on. In the process of feeding data to Solr, you need to define a schema. A schema is a way of telling Solr about data and how you want to make your data indexed. A lot ...

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