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From Andrzej Bialecki ...@getopt.org>
Subject Re: Hadoop + Lucene integration: possible? how?
Date Mon, 15 Jan 2007 13:19:13 GMT
maarten@sherpa-consulting.be wrote:
> Thanks Andrzej,
> let's me quickly explain my situation:
> I'm developing an application which is partially based upon 'tags' 
> (the new hype lolz), instead of suing rdmbs for full text searching 
> the tag list / item I'll be using Lucene. The application will have 
> about 100000 visitors / day, mostly / only searching and not adding 
> stuff. I have, at the moment, no idea on how the performance will be 
> when all these users will be hitting Lucene. That was why I was 
> looking at a distributed solution and found Hadoop. So I'll be adding 
> and removing indexes, is removing possible on Hadoop, because you 
> mentioned read-only?
> You have any idea whether the scenario above can easily be handled by 
> Lucene (best guess) or that idd I'll be needing some kind of DFS? And 
> if so you have any suggestions?

I think Solr would be a better platform for this. Hadoop is useful if 
you really need a distributed filesystem metaphor, which you don't 
really need - you need a distributed service.

Best regards,
Andrzej Bialecki     <><
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