Suggest for Solr Search Dashboards

06 April 2016 in Querying - 1 minute read

Hey Search users,

The upcoming Hue version supports Solr Suggester and makes your data easier to search! Suggester assists the user by proposing an auto-completable list of queries:

 

 

We hope that you like the interactivity, and feel free to send feedback on the hue-user list or @gethue!

 

How-to

First grab a Solr 5, start it and make sure that it has a suggester configured:

[email protected]:$ ./bin/solr -e techproducts

Waiting to see Solr listening on port 8983 [/]

Started Solr server on port 8983 (pid=23696). Happy searching!

Checked core existence using Core API command:

http://localhost:8983/solr/admin/cores?action=STATUS&core=techproducts

Confirm that Solr has a suggester configured, here named mySuggester:



http://127.0.0.1:8983/solr/#/techproducts/files?file=solrconfig.xml





mySuggester

FuzzyLookupFactory

DocumentDictionaryFactory

cat

price

string

false





 

then activate the suggester in the Hue Dashboard settings:

and see the help in the query box:


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