Solr in Action

SummarySolr in Action is a comprehensive guide to implementing scalable search using Apache Solr. This clearly written book walks you through well-documented examples ranging from basic keyword searching to scaling a system for billions of documents and queries. It will give you a deep understanding of how to implement core Solr capabilities.About the BookWhether you're handling big (or small) data, managing documents, or building a website, it is important to be able to quickly search through your content and discover meaning in it. Apache Solr is your tool: a ready-to-deploy, Lucene-based, open source, full-text search engine. Solr can scale across many servers to enable real-time queries and data analytics across billions of documents.Solr in Action teaches you to implement scalable search using Apache Solr. This easy-to-read guide balances conceptual discussions with practical examples to show you how to implement all of Solr's core capabilities. You'll master topics like text analysis, faceted search, hit highlighting, result grouping, query suggestions, multilingual search, advanced geospatial and data operations, and relevancy tuning.This book assumes basic knowledge of Java and standard database technology. No prior knowledge of Solr or Lucene is required.Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.What's InsideHow to scale Solr for big dataRich real-world examplesSolr as a NoSQL data storeAdvanced multilingual, data, and relevancy tricksCoverage of versions through Solr 4.7About the AuthorsTrey Grainger is a director of engineering at CareerBuilder. Timothy Potter is a senior member of the engineering team at LucidWorks. The authors work on the scalability and reliability of Solr, as well as on recommendation engine and big data analytics technologies.Table of ContentsPART 1 MEET SOLRIntroduction to SolrGetting to know Solr Key Solr concepts Configuring Solr Indexing Text analysis PART 2 CORE SOLR CAPABILITIESPerforming queries and handling resultsFaceted searchHit highlightingQuery suggestionsResult grouping/field collapsingTaking Solr to productionPART 3 TAKING SOLR TO THE NEXT LEVELSolrCloudMultilingual searchComplex query operationsMastering relevancy

Author: Trey Grainger

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