Chapter 2. Getting Started with Apache Solr

In the previous chapter, we went through the challenges in enterprise search; then, we covered Apache Solr as an enterprise search solution, followed its architecture and features, and finally, we also looked at practical use cases for Solr in different industries. In this chapter, we will focus on starting work with Apache Solr and cover the following points:

  • Setting up the Apache Solr server
  • Configuring the Solr instance for applications
  • Consuming Apache Solr in end user applications

Setting up Apache Solr

Apache Solr is a J2EE-based web application, which runs on Apache Lucene, Tika, and other open source libraries. This section focuses on setting up an Apache Solr instance and running it. Existing users ...

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