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Scaling Apache Solr by Hrishikesh Vijay Karambelkar

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Configuring the Apache Solr for enterprise

Apache Solr allows extensive configuration to meet the needs of the consumer. Configuring the instance revolves around the following:

  • Defining a Solr schema
  • Configuring Solr parameters

Let's look at all these steps to understand the configuration of Apache Solr.

Defining a Solr schema

In an enterprise, the data is generated from all the software systems that are participating in the day-to day-operation. This data has different formats, and bringing in this data for Big Data processing requires a storage system that is flexible enough to accommodate data with varying data models. Traditional relational databases allow users to define a strict data structure and SQL-based querying mechanism.

Rather than confining ...

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