Over 70 hands-on recipes to quickly and effectively integrate Lucene into your search application
Lucene 4 Cookbook is a practical guide that shows you how to build a scalable search engine for your application, from an internal documentation search to a wide-scale web implementation with millions of records. Starting with helping you to successfully install Apache Lucene, it will guide you through creating your first search application. Furthermore, the book walks you through analyzing your text and indexing your data to leverage the performance of your search application. As you progress through the chapters, you will learn to effectively search your indexes and successfully employ real-time searching.
The chapters start off with simple concepts and build up to complex solutions that should help you on your way to becoming a search engine expert.
What You Will Learn
Explore the best practices to make the most of your search application
Create and write documents in an index
Customize scoring and boosting in your application to influence search results
Expand Lucene's functionality, such as spatial searching and faceting with add-on modules
Load and initialize the library and build a search index of data
Understand trading between NRT latency and throughput
Optimize your search applications by employing features such as near real-time (NRT) search
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