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From Jenny Brown <>
Subject Re: Performance Optimizations and Expected Benchmark Results
Date Thu, 26 Aug 2010 15:58:27 GMT
Do you index as you go along, or do you batch your updates to the
index?  Sometimes doing a large batch at once can improve total
throughput, compared with singles.

On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 9:58 AM, Ron Ratovsky <> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> My colleague and I are fairly new to Lucene. We've been playing around with
> it for a while, but we're far from being experts.
> We want to use Lucene to allow full text search on the objects our
> application produces.
> The application is operates at a fairly high throughput. Without indexing,
> we manage to process about 10k objects per second. On average, the data is
> about 2kb in size, containing several dozens of fields.
> When we run the application with indexing on, our throughput drops to 1-2k
> ops/sec.
> While we expect the performance to drop, we were wondering whether there's a
> way to boost the performance we get.
> I'm not sure what information is required in order to help us out, so I'd
> appreciate if you guys can mention whatever is needed.
> Thanks,
> Ron

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