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From Israel Ekpo <israele...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Using long instead of int for docIds
Date Tue, 12 Oct 2010 16:32:16 GMT
Excellent response guys.

Thanks a lot for the input.

On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 9:13 AM, Yonik Seeley <yonik@lucidimagination.com>wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 8:19 AM, eks dev <eksdev@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> > --- the practical limit for a single lucene index is ~100M docs anyway
> ---
> >
> > I do not see it that way, there are very practical cases (short
> documents)
> > with 250M docs and  sub-second response times :)
> > And I believe it can be pushed even further, especially when flex branch
> > stabilizes
>
> Of course... I've seen much bigger single indexes myself.
> But I think it's a good ballpark for a "practical" upper bound when
> you need to give one to people w/o further knowledge of their problem.
>  People are normally better off sharding at that level, and often far
> below that level, depending on the complexity of the queries,
> faceting, etc).
>
> -Yonik
> http://www.lucidimagination.com
>
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