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From Myles Braithwaite>
Subject Re: Lucene & CouchDB
Date Thu, 25 Sep 2008 17:41:09 GMT
CouchDB is human readable where Lucene is computer readable.

Thats my best guess.

Search though thousands of CouchDB records is CPU/Memory intensive  
where using Lucene is less.

Myles Braithwaite

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On 24-Sep-08, at 7:47 AM, Ayende Rahien wrote:

> I am trying to understand the association between CouchDB and  
> Lucene. I
> understand that Lucene can be used as the full text search engine for
> CouchDB.
> My question is more in terms of understanding the difference between  
> them.
> Lucene itself is a document storage with many of the same semantics as
> CouchDB.
> CouchDB has views and replication, which Lucene doesn't have.
> Can anyone clear the difference between them?

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