Apache Solr – Query and Data Management

Web application developers; database designers and administrators; big data managers and administrators


Expected Duration
101 minutes

The core functionality of Apache Solr is the retrieval of information from a Solr collection. Through discussion and demonstration, this course focuses on searching or querying a Solr collection – including search parameters and faceted search techniques. In addition, the course covers data management, importing data from a structured data source, and the deployment of the SolrCloud service.


Updating Solr Data

  • start the course
  • update existing collection data

Deleting Solr Data

  • remove data object from a Solr

Solr Query

  • 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

Data Import

  • 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





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