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Apache Solr 4 Cookbook by Rafal Kuc'

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Chapter 1. Apache Solr Configuration

In this chapter we will cover:

  • Running Solr on Jetty
  • Running Solr on Apache Tomcat
  • Installing a standalone ZooKeeper
  • Clustering your data
  • Choosing the right directory implementation
  • Configuring spellchecker to not use its own index
  • Solr cache configuration
  • How to fetch and index web pages
  • How to set up the extracting request handler
  • Changing the default similarity implementation

Introduction

Setting up an example Solr instance is not a hard task, at least when setting up the simplest configuration. The simplest way is to run the example provided with the Solr distribution, that shows how to use the embedded Jetty servlet container.

If you don't have any experience with Apache Solr, please refer to the Apache Solr tutorial ...

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