Apache Solr 5.0 Install on Centos 7

Solr5.0 has been recently released with several new features. One of these is a service install to use with Redhat based Linux systems.  This install will walk you through an install and create two example cores to test with.

Many of the Solr install instructions include the installation of Tomcat.  This is not required. Solr 5.0 will run with the base OpenJDK. The server also does not need the Apache web server.

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Allen Citizen’s Fire Academy – Bunker Gear Night

Wearing all the gear.

It was bunker gear night.  Bunker gear is the system of outer protective clothing for firefighters.  “Bunker Gear” is derived from the fact that the trousers and boots are traditionally kept by the firefighter’s bunk at the fire station to be readily available for use.  We were outfitted with the complete set of Trousers, Coat, Boots, Nomex Hood, Helmet, Gloves and Eye Protection.

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