Quick Start for the Apache Solr search engine

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Quick Start for the Apache Solr search engine

About the Book

Apache Solr is a search engine. Not a public internet search engine like Google or DuckDuckGo. But a search engine that is part of your application's development stack, powering features like Amazon's search.

This book will allow you to start with Apache Solr quickly and understand its core components and configuration options.

This book is not a reference. An official Reference Guide has long ago crossed a thousand pages of detailed information. Yet, with all that richness, it is sometimes hard to find your initial path through it. This book with help with that.

About the Author

Alexandre Rafalovitch
Alexandre Rafalovitch

I am a full-stack IT specialist with close to 20 years of industry and non-profit experience. I am an Apache Solr committer since 2016 and focus on beginners and onboarding experience within that project.

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