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From Matt Quail <>
Subject Re: Mixing database and lucene searches
Date Tue, 11 May 2004 04:59:33 GMT
Glen Stampoultzis wrote:
> Just one comment about your strategy for combining db and lucene searches.
> It seems that it would slow down significantly the larger the results,
> although I can't see a better way to go about it.  For example if the lucene
> search matched 100 records and the database searched 1,000,000 records
> you're faced with iterating through a set of 1,000,000 records for a result
> that couldn't possibly be more than 100 actual records. 

Yeah, I know. It totally sucks. Putting all your fields into the index 
is the best thing... *and* it makes your searches way faster at the same 

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