Development and put on production of Drupal 8 sites is moving really fast, and demanding sites are always going to require strong search engines to quickly process thousands of search requests to their sites. On this tutorial I'm going to show you how to install an Apache Solr server to index any Drupal 8 data for fast search queries and results. Drupal 7 sites will also benefit of this since we are taking advantage of the Search API and Search API Solr modules integration.
Drupal 8 requires a minimum version of Solr 4.x so for this tutorial we'll be using 4.5.1, we'll be also configuring our installation using Jetty 9 (a servlet…Read more...
Update: I have update this tutorial with a latest release of Apache Solr for Drupal 7 and 8. Read here.
On this quick tutorial, I’ll show you the steps to have a quick default Apache Solr installation using Jetty on an Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS, which is the latest Ubuntu release. These are the steps you need to set up an Apache Solr multicore on Ubuntu
Get default Java and Jetty, on a terminal window type:
#apt-get install default-jdk jetty libjetty-extra libjetty-extra-java
dowload Apache Solr from archives: https://archive.apache.org/dist/lucene/solr/3.6.2/
#wget https://archive.apache.org/dist/…Read more...