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From "Mike Klaas" <>
Subject Re: Lucene and Javolution: A good mix ?
Date Thu, 05 Apr 2007 17:58:38 GMT
On 4/4/07, Jean-Philippe Robichaud <> wrote:
> I understand your concerns!
> I was a little skeptical at the beginning.  But even with the 1.5 jvm,
> the improvements still holds.
> Lucene creates a lots of "garbage" (strings, tokens, ...) either at
> index time or query time. While the new garbage collector strategies did
> seriously improve since java 1.4, the gains are still there as the
> object "creation" is also a cost that javolution easily saves us from.

I think the best approach at convincing people would be to produce a
patch that implements some of the suggested changes, and benchmark it.
 As it stands, the positives are all hypothetical and the negatives
rather tangible.


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