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From "Ayende Rahien" <aye...@ayende.com>
Subject Re: Lucene & CouchDB
Date Thu, 25 Sep 2008 17:50:48 GMT
Lucene's great advantage is the full text search support.
CouchDB doesn't have the idea of search except by key

On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 8:41 PM, Myles Braithwaite
<me@mylesbraithwaite.com>wrote:

> 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
> me@mylesbraithwaite.com
> http://mylesbraithwaite.com/
>
> Please consider the trees before print this email.
>
>
> 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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