Mastering Apache Solr 7.x
Author: Dharmesh Vasoya, Chintan Mehta, Sandeep Nair
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Mastering Apache Solr
Author: Mr. Mathieu Nayrolles
Publisher: inKstall Solutions
Topic: In the open source, full-text search community, a leader emerges â€“ Apache Solr. Apache Solr enables you to index and access documents orders of magnitude faster than classical databases and thereby provides a first-class search experience to your end users. Brief Description: Mastering Apache Solr is a practical, hands-on guide containing crisp, relevant, systematically arranged, and progressive chapters. These chapters contain a wealth of information presented in a direct and easy-to-understand manner. This book covers key technical concepts, highlighting Solr's supremacy over classical databases in full-text search, which will help you accelerate your progress in the Solr world. Detailed Description: Mastering Apache Solr starts with an introduction to Apache Solr, its underlying technologies, the main differences between the classical database engines, and gradually moves to more advance topics like boosting performance. In this book, we will look under the hood of a large number of topics and discuss answers to pertinent questions like why denormalize data, how to import classical databases' data inside Apache Solr, how to serve Solr through five different web servers, how to optimize them to serve Solr even faster. An important and major topic covered in this book is Solr's querying mechanism, which will prove to be a strong ally in our journey through this book. We then look at boosting performance and deploying Solr using several servlet servers. Finally, we cover how to communicate with Solr using different programming languages, before deploying it in a cloud-based environment. Who this book is for: Mastering Apache Solr has been written for developers, programmers, and data specialists who want to take a leap towards the future of full-text storage and search and offer a world-class experience to their users. The reader is expected to have a working knowledge of traditional databases, Linux-based operating systems, and XML configuration files. Style and Approach: Mastering Apache Solr is written lucidly and has a dynamically simple approach. From the first page to the last, the book remains practical and focuses on the most important topics used in the world of Apache Solr without neglecting important theoretical fundamentals that help you build a strong foundation. Conclusion: Mastering Apache Solr will empower you to provide a world-class search experience to your end users through the discovery of the powerful mechanisms presented in this book.
Solr in Action
Author: Trey Grainger, Timothy Potter
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Search is everywhere, yet it is one of the most misunderstood functionalities of the IT industry. In Apache Solr, author Xavier Morera guides you through the basics of this highly popular enterprise search tool. You'll learn how to set up an index and how to make it searchable, then query it with a simple enterprise search. Explanations for precision and recall are also included to help you ensure that relevant, accurate results have been returned. Custom UIs using Solritas and SolrNet are also covered. This updated and expanded second edition of Book provides a user-friendly introduction to the subject, Taking a clear structural framework, it guides the reader through the subject's core elements. A flowing writing style combines with the use of illustrations and diagrams throughout the text to ensure the reader understands even the most complex of concepts. This succinct and enlightening overview is a required reading for all those interested in the subject . We hope you find this book useful in shaping your future career & Business.
Author: Dikshant Shahi
Build an enterprise search engine using Apache Solr: index and search documents; ingest data from varied sources; apply various text processing techniques; utilize different search capabilities; and customize Solr to retrieve the desired results. Apache Solr: A Practical Approach to Enterprise Search explains each essential concept-backed by practical and industry examples--to help you attain expert-level knowledge. The book, which assumes a basic knowledge of Java, starts with an introduction to Solr, followed by steps to setting it up, indexing your first set of documents, and searching them. It then introduces you to information retrieval and its implementation in Apache Solr; this will help you understand your search problem, decide the approach to build an effective solution, and use various metrics to evaluate the results. The book next covers the schema design and techniques to build a text analysis chain for cleansing, normalizing and enriching your documents and addressing different types of search queries. It describes various popular matching techniques which are generally applied to improve the precision and recall of searches. You will learn the end-to-end process of data ingestion from varied sources, metadata extraction, pre-processing and transformation of content, various search components, query parsers and other advanced search capabilities. After covering out-of-the-box features, Solr expert Dikshant Shahi dives into ways you can customize Solr for your business and its specific requirements, along with ways to plug in your own components. Most important, you will learn about implementations for Solr scoring, factors affecting the document score, and tuning the score for the application at hand. The book explains why textual scoring is not sufficient for practical ranking of documents and ways to integrate real-world factors for contributing to the document ranking. You'll see how to influence user experience by providing suggestions and recommendations. You'll also see integration of Solr with important related technologies such as OpenNLP and Tika. Additionally, you will learn about scaling Solr using SolrCloud. This book concludes with coverage of semantic search capabilities, which is crucial for taking the search experience to the next level. By the end of Apache Solr, you will be proficient in designing and developing your search engine.
This book is for developers who already know how to use Solr and are looking at procuring advanced strategies for improving their search using Solr. This book is also for people who work with analytics to generate graphs and reports using Solr. Moreover, if you are a search architect who is looking forward to scale your search using Solr, this is a must have book for you. It would be helpful if you are familiar with the Java programming language.
This book is for developers who want to learn how to get the most out of Solr in their applications, whether you are new to the field, have used Solr but don't know everything, or simply want a good reference. It would be helpful to have some familiarity with basic programming concepts, but no prior experience is required.
Scaling Apache Solr
Author: Hrishikesh Vijay Karambelkar
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
This book is a step-by-step guide for readers who would like to learn how to build complete enterprise search solutions, with ample real-world examples and case studies. If you are a developer, designer, or architect who would like to build enterprise search solutions for your customers or organization, but have no prior knowledge of Apache Solr/Lucene technologies, this is the book for you.
High Performance Drupal
Author: Jeff Sheltren, Narayan Newton, Nathaniel Catchpole
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
How can you help your Drupal website continue to perform at the highest level as it grows to meet demand? This comprehensive guide provides best practices, examples, and in-depth explanations for solving several performance and scalability issues. Youâ€™ll learn how to apply coding and infrastructure techniques to Drupal internals, application performance, databases, web servers, and performance analysis. Covering Drupal versions 7 and 8, this book is the ideal reference for everything from site deployment to implementing specific technologies such as Varnish, memcache, or Solr. If you have a basic understanding of Drupal and the Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP (LAMP) stack, youâ€™re ready to get started. Establish a performance baseline and define goals for improvement Optimize your websiteâ€™s code and front-end performance Get best and worst practices for customizing Drupal core functionality Apply infrastructure design techniques to launch or expand a site Use tools to configure, monitor, and optimize MySQL performance Employ alternative storage and backend search options as your site grows Tune your web servers through httpd and PHP configuration Monitor services and perform load tests to catch problems before they become critical
Master the complexities of Bash shell scripting and unlock the power of shell for your enterprise Key Features Identify high-level steps such as verifying user input Using the command line and conditional statements in creating/executing simple shell scripts Create and edit dynamic shell scripts to manage complex and repetitive tasks Leverage the command-line to bypass GUI and automate common tasks Book Description In this book, youâ€™ll discover everything you need to know to master shell scripting and make informed choices about the elements you employ. Grab your favorite editor and start writing your best Bash scripts step by step. Get to grips with the fundamentals of creating and running a script in normal mode, and in debug mode. Learn about various conditional statements' code snippets, and realize the power of repetition and loops in your shell script. You will also learn to write complex shell scripts. This book will also deep dive into file system administration, directories, and system administration like networking, process management, user authentications, and package installation and regular expressions. Towards the end of the book, you will learn how to use Python as a BASH Scripting alternative. By the end of this book, you will know shell scripts at the snap of your fingers and will be able to automate and communicate with your system with keyboard expressions. What you will learn Make, execute, and debug your first Bash script Create interactive scripts that prompt for user input Foster menu structures for operators with little command-line experience Develop scripts that dynamically edit web configuration files to produce a new virtual host Write scripts that use AWK to search and reports on log files Draft effective scripts using functions as building blocks, reducing maintenance and build time Make informed choices by comparing different script languages such as Python with BASH Who this book is for If you are a Linux administrator or a system administrator and are interested in automating tasks in your daily lives, saving time and effort, this book is for you. Basic shell scripting and command-line experience will be required. Familiarity with the tasks you need to automate will be helpful.
Apache Solr for Indexing Data
Author: Sachin Handiekar, Anshul Johri
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Enhance your Solr indexing experience with advanced techniques and the built-in functionalities available in Apache Solr About This Book Learn about distributed indexing and real-time optimization to change index data on fly Index data from various sources and web crawlers using built-in analyzers and tokenizers This step-by-step guide is packed with real-life examples on indexing data Who This Book Is For This book is for developers who want to increase their experience of indexing in Solr by learning about the various index handlers, analyzers, and methods available in Solr. Beginner level Solr development skills are expected. What You Will Learn Get to know the basic features of Solr indexing and the analyzers/tokenizers available Index XML/JSON data in Solr using the HTTP Post tool and CURL command Work with Data Import Handler to index data from a database Use Apache Tika with Solr to index word documents, PDFs, and much more Utilize Apache Nutch and Solr integration to index crawled data from web pages Update indexes in real-time data feeds Discover techniques to index multi-language and distributed data in Solr Combine the various indexing techniques into a real-life working example of an online shopping web application In Detail Apache Solr is a widely used, open source enterprise search server that delivers powerful indexing and searching features. These features help fetch relevant information from various sources and documentation. Solr also combines with other open source tools such as Apache Tika and Apache Nutch to provide more powerful features. This fast-paced guide starts by helping you set up Solr and get acquainted with its basic building blocks, to give you a better understanding of Solr indexing. You'll quickly move on to indexing text and boosting the indexing time. Next, you'll focus on basic indexing techniques, various index handlers designed to modify documents, and indexing a structured data source through Data Import Handler. Moving on, you will learn techniques to perform real-time indexing and atomic updates, as well as more advanced indexing techniques such as de-duplication. Later on, we'll help you set up a cluster of Solr servers that combine fault tolerance and high availability. You will also gain insights into working scenarios of different aspects of Solr and how to use Solr with e-commerce data. By the end of the book, you will be competent and confident working with indexing and will have a good knowledge base to efficiently program elements. Style and approach This fast-paced guide is packed with examples that are written in an easy-to-follow style, and are accompanied by detailed explanation. Working examples are included to help you get better results for your applications.
Apache Solr Essentials
Author: Andrea Gazzarini
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
If you are a competent developer with experience of working with technologies similar to Apache Solr and want to develop efficient search applications, then this book is for you. Familiarity with the Java programming language is required.
This book is aimed at developers, designers, and architects who would like to build big data enterprise search solutions for their customers or organizations. No prior knowledge of Apache Hadoop and Apache Solr/Lucene technologies is required.
This book is for intermediate Solr Developers who are willing to learn and implement Pro-level practices, techniques, and solutions. This edition will specifically appeal to developers who wish to quickly get to grips with the changes and new features of Apache Solr 5.
Liferay Beginner's Guide
Author: Robert Chen, Sandeep Nair
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Part of Packt's Beginner's Guide series, each chapter follows the creation of a fictional neighbourhood site to demonstrate an aspect of Liferay portal with practical examples, screenshots, and step-by-step instructions. All you need in order to benefit from the Liferay Beginner's Guide is programming experience. No prior knowledge of Liferay is required, although experienced Liferay portal programmers who need to get up to speed with its latest features will also find this book useful.
A step-by-step tutorial on implementing Liferay- based portals to learn performance best practices.The book is good for Liferay portal developers and architects who want to learn performance best practices for implementing Liferay- based solutions. It is assumed that you have a working knowledge of the Liferay portal.