Lucene 4 Cookbook is a practical guide that shows you how to build a scalable search engine for your application, from an internal documentation search to a wide-scale web implementation with millions of records. Starting with helping you to successfully install Apache Lucene, it will guide you through creating your first search application. Furthermore, the book walks you through analyzing your text and indexing your data to leverage the performance of your search application. As you progress through the chapters, you will learn to effectively search your indexes and successfully employ real-time searching.
The chapters start off with simple concepts and build up to complex solutions that should help you on your way to becoming a search engine expert.