Apache Solr Lucene Basics

This Training course introduces participants to Apache Solr/Lucene, thus enabling them to take their first steps into the world of enterprise search environments.

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General information

2 days practical training, in-house

Target group

Java Developer

Application examples

Implementing required search environments with open source solution Apache Solr/Lucene


The training sessions are usually held in German. Please contact us if you are interested in training sessions in English.

Due to the increasing popularity of in-memory databases, platforms for Big Data and Search Engines with enterprise features, it is becoming increasingly difficult to identify the best solution for everyone’s search requirements.

This Training course introduces participants to the most widespread open source solution (Apache Solr/Lucene), thus enabling them to take their first steps into the world of enterprise search environments. The course places a great deal of emphasis on practical exercises. The methods and concepts presented are all used by the participants in sample Applications. This ensures that participants can implement and use their newly acquired knowledge immediately in their everyday duties.


  • A (brief) history of (enterprise) searching (full-text searching in relational databases, database indexes vs inverted indexes).
  • Introduction to Apache Solr and Lucene
  • Solr Installation and Setup (Installation, Administration, Query Syntax)
  • Configuration (Multi-Core Solr Setup, Optimisation of the Solr/Lucene Engine)
  • Java API (Developing a Demo Application)
  • Typical Use Cases for Search and Implementation Approaches (Searching in Mails (Parallel Indexes), Intranet Searches (Handling Different Formats), Data Warehousing (Star Schemata))
Apache Solr Lucene Basics
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Training forms

Training forms according to your needs: Open trainings take place on fixed dates in mixed groups at an inovex location, inhouse trainings you book individually – configurable as desired.

Inhouse training

  • Training agenda customizable to the group and the project
  • Confidential atmosphere (trainers are under NDA)
  • Configurable according to your needs: place, time, language, tooling
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Open training

  • optimal for individuals
  • new impulses from other participants
  • getting to know other people interested in tech

Frequently Asked Questions

Will I receive a certification as a result of the training?
All participants will receive a certificate of participation from the inovex Academy after the training.
When does the training start?
Our trainings start at 09:00 Central European Time.
Do I get an invitation? When do I get it?
The trainer sends out the invitations about 1 week before the start of the training. In addition to the agenda and the schedule, any preparations (installation of software, etc.) will be pointed out again.

Apache Solr Lucene Basics

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