We will get started by downloading Solr, examining its directory structure, and then finally run it.
This will set you up for the next section, which tours a running Solr 5 server.
- Get Solr: You can download Solr from its website http://lucene.apache.org/solr/. This book assumes that you downloaded one of the binary releases (not the src (source) based distribution). In general, we recommend using the latest release since Solr and Lucene's code are extensively tested. For downloadable example source code, and book errata describing how future Solr releases affect the book content, visit our website http://www.solrenterprisesearchserver.com/.
- Get Java: The only prerequisite software needed to run Solr is Java 7 (that is, Java Version ...