Get to grips with Solr using Packt's riveting New Book and eBook!

October 2013 | Drupal, Open Source

Packt is proud to present its latest release Administrating Solr, written by Surendra Mohan. This fast-paced, example-based guide shows readers how administrate, monitor, and optimize Apache Solr. The print book is 120 pages long and is competitively priced at $34.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $17.84.

About the author:

Surendra Mohan is currently a Drupal Consultant/Architect at a well-known software consulting organization in India. Prior to joining this organization, he worked at a few Indian multinational corporations, and a couple of start-ups in various roles such as programmer, technical lead, project lead, project manager, solution architect, and service delivery manager. He has around nine years of working experience in web technologies covering media and entertainment, real-estate, travel and tourism, publishing, e-learning, enterprise architecture, and so on. He is also a speaker/trainer, who delivers talks on Drupal, Open Source, PHP, Moodle, and so on; along with organizing and delivering TechTalks at Drupal meet-ups and Drupal Camps in Mumbai, India.

Solr is an open source enterprise search platform from the Apache Lucene project. Its major features include full-text search, hit highlighting, faceted search, dynamic clustering, database integration, and rich document handling. Providing distributed search and index replication, Solr is highly scalable. Solr is the most popular enterprise search engine; and Solr 4 adds NoSQL features.

Administrating Solr is a practical, hands-on guide that will provide readers with step-by-step exercises to help them administrate, monitor, and optimize Solr using Drupal and its associated scripts. Readers will get familiar with Solr through an overview of Apache Solr and the installation process, and will then learn the practical concepts needed for scripts and tools; as well as getting an insight into some advanced concepts. This clear and comprehensive book will also give readers a solid grounding on how they can use Apache Solr with Drupal, as well as teaching them how to query their search and methods.

The book is ideal for developers and Solr administrators who have a basic knowledge of Solr and are looking for ways to keep their Solr server healthy and well maintained.

The book covers the following topics:

Chapter 1: Searching Data

Chapter 2: Monitoring Solr

Chapter 3: Managing Solr

Chapter 4: Optimising Solr Tools and Scripts


Administrating Solr
"Administrating Solr" is for developers and Solr administrators who have a basic knowledge of Solr and who are looking for ways to keep their Solr server healthy and well maintained. A basic working knowledge of Apache Lucene is recommended, but this is not mandatory.

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/administrate-monitor-and-optimize-solr-using-drupal-associated-scripts/book%20

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