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From uday kumar maddigatla <>
Subject How can I use Lucene to index a database?
Date Mon, 11 May 2009 06:20:42 GMT


we are new to Lucene. We want to index the database using lucene. 

we don't know where  to start. we already done the indexing of documents.

But we don;t know how to index database using lucene, We started searching
in google. we found one query regarding this by you people.

please tell us how to index the database. A series of steps(where to change
or update) will helps us.

Richard Marr wrote:
>> Thank you for your reply.
>> I'm just affraid of choosing wrong option for the project and later it
>> would
>> be harder to change it.
> I'm making the same kinds of decisions at the moment. My plan is to
> use an RDBMS to store the "master" copy of our data, because that
> technology is a ubiquitous skill set, and we know its capabilities
> almost instinctively.
> For example, we can hire a DBA off-the-shelf to deal with database
> replication without having to explain the details of our other systems
> to them, but doing the same thing with Lucene would require them to
> have experience with it.
> This way we can save our scarce brain-power for more interesting problems 
> :)
> Rich

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