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From "Robert Muir (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (LUCENE-2369) Locale-based sort by field with low memory overhead
Date Tue, 06 Apr 2010 10:27:33 GMT

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Robert Muir commented on LUCENE-2369:
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Toke, I still think it would be better to use ICU collation keys here.

for your danish text, the memory usage will still be smaller than trunk (as ICU collation
keys as byte[] are smaller than java's internal utf-16 encoding).
then you can do this sort at index-time...

one step towards this is to switch collation in flex to use byte[] rather than encoding in
char[] like it does today.


> Locale-based sort by field with low memory overhead
> ---------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: LUCENE-2369
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LUCENE-2369
>             Project: Lucene - Java
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: Search
>            Reporter: Toke Eskildsen
>            Priority: Minor
>
> The current implementation of locale-based sort in Lucene uses the FieldCache which keeps
all sort terms in memory. Beside the huge memory overhead, searching requires comparison of
terms with collator.compare every time, making searches with millions of hits fairly expensive.
> This proposed alternative implementation is to create a packed list of pre-sorted ordinals
for the sort terms and a map from document-IDs to entries in the sorted ordinals list. This
results in very low memory overhead and faster sorted searches, at the cost of increased startup-time.
As the ordinals can be resolved to terms after the sorting has been performed, this approach
supports fillFields=true.
> This issue is related to https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LUCENE-2335 which contain
previous discussions on the subject.

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