Apache solr ==> search platform


Hi friends,

Today my room-mate Mr.Thanigai told about “apche solr” and he told try to install “Apache Solr” on his ubuntu 10.04. Then, i searched abt it in google. Finally i got a small idea abt “solr”.

[From solr main page]

Solr is the popular, blazing fast open source enterprise search platform from the Apache Lucene project. Its major features include powerful full-text search, hit highlighting, faceted search, dynamic clustering, database integration, and rich document (e.g., Word, PDF) handling. Solr is highly scalable, providing distributed search and index replication, and it powers the search and navigation features of many of the world’s largest internet sites.

Solr is written in Java and runs as a standalone full-text search server within a servlet container such as Tomcat. Solr uses the Lucene Java search library at its core for full-text indexing and search, and has REST-like HTTP/XML and JSON APIs that make it easy to use from virtually any programming language. Solr’s powerful external configuration allows it to be tailored to almost any type of application without Java coding, and it has an extensive plugin architecture when more advanced customization is required.

Features:

  • Uses the Lucene library for full-text search
  • Faceted navigation
  • Hit highlighting
  • Query language supports structured as well as textual search
  • JSON, XML, PHP, Ruby, Python, XSLT, Velocity and custom Java binary output formats over HTTP
  • HTML administration interface
  • Replication to other Solr servers – enables scaling QPS
  • Distributed Search through Sharding – enables scaling content volume
  • Search results clustering based on Carrot2
  • Extensible through plugins
  • Pluggable relevance – boost through formula
  • Caching
  • Embeddable in a Java Application.

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