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From Grant Ingersoll <>
Subject Re: Lucene Performance and usage alternatives
Date Tue, 05 Aug 2008 15:07:45 GMT
Before we go solving a problem that isn't necessarily there, can you  
share a bit about what sizes you are at currently?  Num docs, index  
size, query rate?

Have you looked at 


On Aug 5, 2008, at 10:21 AM, ezer wrote:

> I just made a program using the java api of Lucene. Its is working  
> fine for
> my actually index size. But i am worried about performance with an  
> biger
> index and simultaneous users access.
> 1) I am worried with the fact of having to make the program in java. I
> searched for alternative like the C Port, but i saw that the version  
> used
> its a little old an no much people seem to use that.
> 2) I also thinking in compiling the code with cgj to generate native  
> code
> and not use the jvm. Anybody tried it ? Can be an advantage that could
> aproximate to the performance of a C program ?
> 3) I wont use an application server, i will call the program  
> directly from a
> php page, is there any architecture model suggested for doing that?  
> I mean
> for preview many users accessing to the program. The fact of  
> initiating one
> isntance each time someone do a query and opening the index should not
> degrade the performance?

You shouldn't be instantiating a Reader/Searcher for each query.  See  
the link above.

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