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From Grant Ingersoll <gsing...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Lucene Performance and usage alternatives
Date Thu, 07 Aug 2008 12:20:12 GMT
Ezer,

I've never tried it, but I just downloaded the wpSearch Wordpress  
plugin, that uses Zend Search for Lucene: http://devzone.zend.com/node/view/id/91

So, it seems you could do PHP search that way, too.

-Grant

On Aug 5, 2008, at 2:29 PM, ezer wrote:

>
> Thanks Stefan and Grant.
> Yes solr seems very intresting i tried once, i am seeing now the  
> part of the
> php client you mentioned.
> What hapens if rhater than starting a server that opens a port to  
> listen to
> requests, i call from php every time i need to search using for  
> example
> exec(theSearchingProgram...., $arrayResult). By now is the solution  
> i am
> testing, but i am not sure if it is an elegant way of use this. I  
> would like
> to know the pros and cons from each solution, in the first instance  
> i think
> that opening a port has a  security issue behind.
>
>
>
> Grant Ingersoll-6 wrote:
>>
>> My point is more that you don't necessarily need to go looking for
>> variants.  I've seen Lucene Java scale to millions no problem.  I
>> talked w/ a guy using Solr this past week who had ~80 million records
>> in a single 80 gb index on one machine.
>>
>> If I had a PHP front end, I would most likely start with Solr and  
>> it's
>> PHP client.  No sense in reinventing the wheel, IMO.
>>
>> On Aug 5, 2008, at 11:15 AM, ezer wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Yes i saw that.. it talks about performance, but not about the
>>> variants i
>>> mentioned before.
>>> Actually i tested indexing a database of about 200.000 registers.  
>>> As i
>>> mentioned it works fine with response of less than a second. But  
>>> this
>>> database can grow to millions of registers, and not sure if i am
>>> choosing
>>> the best architecture for that step to allow simultaneous accesing.
>>>
>>> Thanks for the help
>>>
>>>
>>> Grant Ingersoll-6 wrote:
>>>>
>>>> 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
>>>> http://wiki.apache.org/lucene-java/BasicsOfPerformance
>>>>  ?
>>>>
>>>> -Grant
>>>>
>>>> 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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Grant Ingersoll
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