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From Michael Baranov <michael.bara...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Several newbie questions:
Date Mon, 08 May 2006 19:48:29 GMT
hi!
> jackrabbit uses a redo log to add support for atomic operations to the 
> lucene index. if the jvm should crash while nodes are added to or 
> removed from the index then the changes will be rolled back on the 
> next startup. likewise if changes exist in the redo log but not yet in 
> the index files and the jvm crashes then the changes are replayed on 
> the next startup.
So this technically means if one uses DB backed (say the preferred 
embedded Derby) and Lucene index altogether, it is very unlikely that 
the repository becomes damaged, on JVM kill, right? But all through the 
site docs there are notes that the repository actually may get 
damaged... So what's in reality? Can you, please, elaborate it a bit here?

Thanks,
    Michael.

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