Alfredo Serafini's Apache Solr for beginner’s PDF

By Alfredo Serafini

ISBN-10: 1782162526

ISBN-13: 9781782162520

Where do you begin with Apache Soir? we would recommend with this ebook, which assumes no previous wisdom and takes you step through cautious step via the entire necessities, placing you at the highway in the direction of winning implementation.


  • Learn to take advantage of Solr in real-world contexts, whether you're not a programmer, utilizing basic configuration examples
  • Define basic configurations for looking facts in different methods on your particular context, from feedback to complex faceted navigation
  • Teaches you in an easy-to-follow type, choked with examples, illustrations, and how to go well with the calls for of beginners

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With over forty billion websites, the significance of optimizing a seek engine's functionality is essential.

Solr is an open resource firm seek platform from the Apache Lucene undertaking. Full-text seek, faceted seek, hit highlighting, dynamic clustering, database integration, and wealthy record dealing with are only a few of its many positive aspects. Solr is very scalable because of its dispensed seek and index replication.

Solr is written in Java and runs as a standalone full-text seek server inside a servlet box similar to Apache Tomcat or Jetty. Solr makes use of the Lucene Java seek library at its center for full-text indexing and seek, and has REST-like HTTP/XML and JSON APIs that make it usable with preferred programming languages. Solr's strong exterior configuration permits it to be adapted to many sorts of software with no Java coding, and it has a plugin structure to aid extra complicated customization.

With "Apache Solr Beginner's consultant" you'll find out how to configure your individual seek engine adventure. utilizing actual info for example, you've the opportunity to begin writing step by step, uncomplicated, real-world configurations and comprehend whilst and the place to undertake this technology.

"Apache Solr Beginner's advisor" will begin through letting you discover an easy seek over genuine facts. you are going to then struggle through a step by step description that provides you the opportunity to discover numerous useful gains. on the finish of the booklet you'll find how Solr is utilized in diverse real-world contexts.

Using info from public domain names like DBpedia, you'll outline a number of diversified configurations, exploring essentially the most fascinating Solr gains, comparable to faceted seek and navigation, auto-suggestion, and wealthy record indexing. you will see that find out how to configure various analysers for dealing with diverse information varieties, with no programming.

You will study the fundamentals of Solr, concentrating on real-world examples and functional configurations.

What you are going to examine from this book

  • Understand what's full-text seek and a faceted navigation are and whilst to take advantage of them
  • Install and use Solr for testing
  • Write your individual configurations for the Solr index incrementally and attempt them with the Solr net UI
  • Learn tips to attempt a Solr operating example utilizing cURL with various codecs, like XML, JSON, and so on
  • Construe your facts and outline the entities to be listed in Solr
  • Examine textual content and make auto-suggestions
  • Index information utilizing quite a few codecs and diverse information assets, and methods to reveal info in numerous formats
  • Start utilizing Solr in contexts like Open info and associated Data
  • Use Solr for increasing your info with assets from public, recognized wisdom bases


Written in a pleasant, example-driven structure, the e-book comprises lots of step by step directions and examples which are designed that will help you start with Apache Solr.

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This is optional. Who this book is for This book is for anyone who wants to explore Solr from its basic concepts and operations to acquire a practical knowledge of how to use its features. Every example is designed to focus on a single argument. I suggest that you read this book with your team if possible, and create your own examples using your data—following and combining the configurations proposed. The book contains very small and simple code scripts. It is designed to be used as an introduction even for people who have little or even no specific experience in programming.

When cURL is configured, the result of the query will be the same seen in the browser. txt files the cURL requests made permits us, for example, to fully reconstruct the exact queries sent. We can also send POST queries with cURL, and this is very useful to perform indexing and administrative tasks (for example, a delete action) from the command line. Who uses Solr? am/). edu/network for scientific citations. Two very widely adopted use cases are aggregators and metasearch engines and Open Catalog Access (OPAC).

He has a bachelor's degree in Computer Science Engineering (2003, with a thesis on Music Information Retrieval), and he has completed a professional master's course in Sound Engineering (2007, with a thesis on gestural interface to MAX/MSP platform). From 2003 to 2006, he had been involved as a consultant and developer at Artificial Intelligence Research at Tor Vergata (ART) group. During this experience, he got his first chance to play with the Lucene library. Since then he has been working as a freelancer, alternating between working as a teacher of programming languages, a mentor for small companies on topics like Information Retrieval and Linked Data, and (not surprisingly) as a software engineer.

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