Welcome to Instant Apache Solr for Indexing Data How-to. Solr is an amazing product: a search engine with both depth and breadth. Complete books have been written trying to provide an overview of many of its features. This book is not one of them. Instead, it takes one particular aspect of Solr and goes deep into it.
The topic of this book is indexing. Of all the possible deep topics in Solr, this is perhaps the most important one. Solr, amazing as it is, cannot do anything until it has the data indexed. So indexing is what this book is about.
And as indexing is one of the first things you need to learn, this book starts really easy. Then, it will take you on a learning journey. It will also teach you indexing-related skills and strategies ...