Apache Solr is a fast, open source and easy to use search platform built on top of Apache Lucene. He explained the limitations of database search functionality and why solr is required for searching. Then they helped participants to install and run basic queries on solr. Later speaker about customising solr.
Next, they created a simple django app. Using django-haystack, they built an index from django models. Once index is built, they quired index from CLI and also created a view to query the index.
Here are a few pictures from workshop.
Thanks to calm.io for sponsoring lunch & t-shirts.
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