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Scaling Big Data with Hadoop and Solr by Hrishikesh Karambelkar

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Configuring Apache Solr search

Apache Solr allows extensive configuration to meet the needs of the consumer. Configuring the instance revolves around the following:

  • Defining a schema
  • Configuring Solr parameters

Let's look at all these steps to understand the configuration of Apache Solr.

Defining a Schema for your instance

Apache Solr lets you define the structure of your data to extend support for searching across the traditional keyword search. You can allow Solr to understand the structure of your data (coming from various sources) by defining fields in the schema definition file. These fields once defined, will be made available at the time of data import or data upload. The schema is stored in the schema.xml file in the etc folder of Apache Solr. ...

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