Course: Apache Solr Essentials

$131.89 incl. vat


duration: 7 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 90 days |

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In this online course you will learn the basics of Apache Solr. This course focuses on the deployment of the Apache service, the configuration of the core service components, and the import of data into the Solr index. In the second part of this training you will learn to search and querying the Solr collection. Topics covered include data management, deployment of the SolrCLoud, DIH configuration file, RESTful requests, copyField and dynamicField and far more.


After completing this course, you are familiar with the use of Apache Solr.


You have basic knowledge of programming and Apache.

Target audience

System Administrator, Web Developer, Database Administrators


Apache Solr Essentials

7 hours

Apache Solr – Deployment and Configuration

  • start the course
  • describe the Apache Solr product
  • download, install, and run an Apache Solr server instance
  • examine and navigate the Solr distribution folder structure and the example sub folder
  • manage the Solr service – start, stop, check if running, the help system, port, et cetera
  • activate and navigate the utilities within the Solr Administration portal
  • describe the structure and components of a Solr instance directory: Solr home – cores, schema, configuration
  • navigate the Solr home directory and examine the Solr instance directory
  • examine the structure of a Solr core schema file – schema.xml
  • examine the structure of a Solr core configuration file – solrconfig.xml
  • run the solr script to activate the techproducts example, and try out the search (query tool) feature of the Solr Console (portal)
  • examine Solr documents and fields
  • describe solr fields, field properties, and field types
  • describe the supported field types
  • describe Solr Fields and field definition; describe copyField and dynamicField
  • describe field analysis and index control via analyzers, tokenizers and filters; describe available tokenizer and filters
  • apply the Solr console analyzer utility to test fields
  • manually create a Solr core from scratch
  • create and modify a core's schema to implement analysis and indexing controls on incoming data
  • describe indexing in Solr
  • add XLM data to the Solr index
  • add JSON data to the Solr index
  • add CSV data to the solr index
  • work with documents and import data via the Solr Administration console
  • configure logging via the Solr Administration console
  • work with a core's schema via the Solr Administration console

Apache Solr - Query and Data Management

  • start the course
  • update existing collection data
  • remove data object from a Solr
  • describe the components of Solr search engine
  • describe Solr query parameters
  • query Solr data using command line utilities or browsers using RESTful request
  • search for items in Solr via the Solr Administration console (portal)
  • search for items using phrases
  • search for two or more items
  • describe facet-based searching using Solr
  • create, run, and examine field-based facet queries
  • create, run, and examine number range-based facet queries
  • create, run, and examine a pivot-based facet query
  • create, run, and examine a geo-special facet
  • describe structured data import to Apache Solr
  • create a DIH configuration file
  • import structured data to a Solr index from a database
  • describe the architecture of a SolrCloud deployment
  • Work with a SolrCloud deployment

Course options

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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