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Showing posts with label Apache Solr. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Apache Solr. Show all posts

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Getting Started with Apache Solr on Windows


This Post will explain about what is Apache Solr and how to do the setup on windows environment, Basic Apache Solr commands

What is Apache Solr?

Solr is the popular, blazing-fast, open source enterprise search platform built on Apache Lucene

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

We need the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) version 1.8 or higher to install the Apache Solr

Check the java version using the below command

Java -version

Step 1:

Download the Apache latest version from this link, either source or binary
Download Apache Solr

Apache solr-8.4.1.zip


Step 2:

Unzip the downloaded one and set the path, inside environment variables, check my previous post how to set the environment variables

After Setting the env varibles, use the below command to start the solr


Step 3:

Go to the location, where it has unzipped up to bin folder

solr start

Will start the solr and give the message stating solr has been started

Know the status of the solr use the below command

solr status

create a core that uses a data-driven schema which tries to guess the correct field type when you add documents to the index.

solr create -c movies

Step 4:

Use the below link in the browser, to check about created core and other details

try with http://localhost:8983/


Step 5:

Stop the Solr

solr stop -all

Thank you for viewing this post , just we created the core, Next post will explain , how to do the indexing and search and many more features, which is provided by Apache Solr.

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