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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, all in a just 12 hours course!

Next Public Training:

17th-18th-19th April 2023
3:00-7:00 PM GMT+1

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840 £

Deadline: 27th March 2023 | 11:59 PM (GMT+1)

If you can’t participate, you can easily ask for private training by contacting us!
If you are looking for different topics to train on you can look at our full training schedule and find whatever suits the best to you!

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1x Apache Solr [Beginner] – Training
Price: 840 GBP

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Skills You Will Gain

• 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


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

Intended Audience

Anyone interested in Search, no prior Apache Solr experience required

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Our Trainers

Alessandro Benedetti


Alessandro has been involved in designing and developing search-relevant solutions from the early stages of Apache Solr 1.4 and edismax query parser in 2010. Over the years he has worked on various projects aiming to build search solutions able to satisfy the user information needs, often integrating such solutions with machine learning and artificial intelligence technologies.

Andrea Gazzarrini


Andrea Gazzarini is a curious software engineer, mainly focused on the Java language and Search technologies. With more than 15 years of experience in various software engineering areas, his adventure in the search world began in 2010, when he met Apache Solr and later Elasticsearch.

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Full Programme

  • 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

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