Understanding Apache Solr
Apache Lucene & Solr designed to provide knowledge and skills to use or adopt the most popular Enterprise Grade search engine and platform used to provide fast and scale-able search features. SolrTM is the popular, blazing fast open Source Enterprise search platform from the Apache LuceneTM project. Its major features include powerful full-text search, hit highlighting, faceted search, near real-time indexing, dynamic clustering, database integration, rich document (e.g., Word, PDF) handling, and geospatial search. Solr is highly reliable, scalable and fault tolerant, providing distributed indexing, replication and load-balanced querying, automated failover and recovery, centralized configuration and more. Solr powers the search and navigation features of many of the world’s largest internet sites like (Aol, Yahoo, Buy.com, Cnet, CitySearch, Netflix, Zappos, Stubhub!, digg, eTrade, Disney, Apple, NASA and MTV).