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Apache Solr Training

This Apache Solr Beginner Training is the perfect choice if you are searching for a complete training to start a new journey into the Apache Solr world.
You will gain significant and clear understanding of the Information Retrieval systems and high level internal functioning of Apache Solr!


• Basic understanding of Information Technology
• Attendees need Java installed on their computer


• Understanding of Information Retrieval systems
• Clear understanding of the Indexing/Searching phase
• Functional understanding of major features of Apache Solr
• High level internal functioning of Apache Solr
• Better debugging/troubleshooting ability
• How Apache Solr works in a distributed cluster


• Data scientists
• Software Engineers
• Machine Learning passionates

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  • Certificate of Attendance


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Our Trainer

Alessandro Benedetti


Alessandro has been involved in designing and developing search-relevant solutions since 2010.
Over the years he has worked on various projects, with various open source technologies, aiming to build search solutions able to satisfy the user information needs, often integrating such solutions with machine learning and artificial intelligence technologies.

Full Program

  • Introduction to Information Retrieval and Search Engines

    • Key Concepts
    • Quality Metrics
    • What is Apache Lucene
    • What is Apache Solr

    Introduction to Solr

    • The Solr Document
    • The Inverted index
    • Add documents
    • Update documents
    • Remove documents
    • Search documents by identifier
    • Hands On Exercises
      • Start Up Apache Solr
      • Index a Books Corpus
      • Perform CRUD operations


    • Data Model Definition (Schema.xml)
    • Dymanic fields
    • Copy Fields
    • Field Type
    • Text Analysis
      • Char Filters
      • Tokenizers
      • Token Filters
    • Doc Values
    • Additional Field Attributes
    • Indexing different data types
      • Indexing XML data
      • Indexing JSON data
      • Indexing CSV data
      • Indexing binary files (such as Microsoft Word, PDF…)
    • SolrJ Java client
    • The Indexing Process
    • Index Visibility
    • Index Durability
    • Hands On Exercises
      • Text Analysis with the Solr Admin
      • Define your data model with the Solr schema.xml
      • Indexing data
  • Searching

    • Basic Search GET parameters
    • Paging (start, rows)
    • Sorting
    • Document Fields to display
    • Query
    • Filter Query
    • Query Parsers
    • Standard Query Parser
    • Solr vs Lucene Query Parser
    • Dismax query parser
    • Extended dismax query parser
    • Other Query Parsers
    • Request Handlers
    • Search Components
    • Caching
    • Velocity Search UI
    • More Like This
    • Results Highlighting
    • Autocomplete
    • Spellchecking
    • Result Grouping
    • Debug Query
    • Hands On Exercises
      • Paging
      • Sorting
      • Search with different query parsers
      • Dismax/Edismax Query Parsers
      • Debug query

    Data Exploration

    • Faceting
    • Field Facets
    • Query Facets
    • Range Facets
    • Json Faceting
    • Hands On Exercises
      • The various type of facets
      • Json Faceting

    Distributed Apache Solr

    • Manual Sharding
    • Master/Slave Replication
    • SolrCloud
    • Hands On Exercises
      • Let’s spin up a Solr cluster


    • Solr Relevance Score
    • Learning To Rank
    • Function Queries
    • Hands On Exercises
      • Relevance Tuning
      • Function Queries examples
Frequently Asked Question

Being a private training, you can choose to book an online training or in-presence training!
We are working on being able to provide a recording of the training for those interested.

Everyone can participate on this training, the only prerequisites are written just over there!

The Apache Solr Beginner Training last around 12 hours. You can split the hours into more days at your convenience.

You will be able to ask every question you have during the training! For the recorded version a Q&A session by e-mail is scheduled together with the attendee.

Your teacher will be:
  – Alessandro Benedetti, Apache Lucene/Solr committer and Apache Solr PMC member.

Sure, at the end of the training you will receive a certificate of attendance by e-mail.

If you can’t attend last minute you can contact us and reschedule for a different date with our team. If the training is in-presence, all the expenses should be covered.

Yes, you can contact us and find the best option for you and your team!


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