Solr in Action

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Author: Timothy Potter, Trey Grainger
Pub Date: 2014
ISBN: 978-1617291029
Pages: 475
Language: English
Format: EPUB
Size: 14 Mb

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Whether handling big data, building cloud-based services, or developing multi-tenant web applications, it’s vital to have a fast, reliable search solution. Apache Solr is a scalable and ready-to-deploy open-source full-text search engine powered by Lucene. It offers key features like multi-lingual keyword searching, faceted search, intelligent matching, and relevancy weighting right out of the box.
Solr in Action is the definitive guide to implementing fast and scalable search using Apache Solr 4. It uses well-documented examples ranging from basic keyword searching to scaling a system for billions of documents and queries. Readers will gain a deep understanding of how to implement core Solr capabilities such as faceted navigation through search results, matched snippet highlighting, field collapsing and search results grouping, spell checking, query auto-complete, querying by functions, and more.

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Table of Contents
Part 1 Meet Solr
Chapter 1 Introduction to Solr
Chapter 2 Getting to know Solr
Chapter 3 Key Solr concepts
Chapter 4 Configuring Solr
Chapter 5 Indexing
Chapter 6 Text analysis

Part 2 Core Solr capabilities
Chapter 7 Performing queries and handling results
Chapter 8 Faceted search
Chapter 9 Hit highlighting
Chapter 10 Query suggestions
Chapter 11 Result grouping/ field collapsing
Chapter 12 Taking Solr to production

Part 3 Taking Solr to the next level
Chapter 13 SolrCloud
Chapter 14 Multilingual search
Chapter 15 Complex query operations
Chapter 16 Mastering relevancy

Appendix A Working with the Solr codebase
Appendix B Language-specific field type configurations
Appendix C Useful data import configurations