Install Apache Solr on MacOS

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Apache "Solr is the popular, blazing-fast, open source enterprise search platform built on Apache Lucene™." it is "highly reliable, scalable and fault tolerant, providing distributed indexing, replication and load-balanced querying, automated failover and recovery, centralized configuration and more. Solr powers the search and navigation features of many of the world's largest internet sites."

You can easily install Solr on your MacOS using homebrew.

  1. Run brew update
    $ brew update
  2. Install solr (latest version is 8.8.2 at the time of writing)
    $ brew install solr
  3. Start Solr service
    $ solr start
  4. Check if Solr service status
    $ solr status

You can also check your Solr server if it's running by going to http://localhost:8983, Solr's Admin interface

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