One of the additions to Solr that we didn’t talk about yet is the new field type called the RankField and the Rank Query Parser that can leverage it. Together they can be used to introduce scoring based on the content of the document in an optimized way. Let’s have a quick look at what the mentioned pair gives us.Read more
Every now and than there is a question appearing on the mailing list – what type of query parsers are available in Solr. So we decided to make such a list with a short description about each of the query parsers available. If you are interested to see what Solr has to offer, please read the rest of this post.
The number of different query parsers in Solr was always an amusement for me. Can someone here say how many of them are currently available and say what are those? Anyway, in this entry we won’t be talking about all the query parsers available in Solr, but we will take a quick look at one of them – the SwitchQueryParser introduced in Solr 4.2.