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Apache Solr 4 Cookbook by Rafal Kuc'

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Running Solr on Apache Tomcat

Sometimes you need to choose a servlet container other than Jetty. Maybe because your client has other applications running on another servlet container, maybe because you just don't like Jetty. Whatever your requirements are that put Jetty out of the scope of your interest, the first thing that comes to mind is a popular and powerful servlet container – Apache Tomcat. This recipe will give you an idea of how to properly set up and run Solr in the Apache Tomcat environment.

Getting ready

First of all we need an Apache Tomcat servlet container. It can be found at the Apache Tomcat website – http://tomcat.apache.org. I concentrated on the Tomcat Version 7.x because at the time of writing of this book it was mature and ...

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