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From Otis Gospodnetic <otis_gospodne...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: maximum index size
Date Thu, 09 Sep 2004 02:21:53 GMT
Given adequate hardware, it can.  Take a look at nutch.org.  Nutch uses
Lucene at its core.

Otis

--- Chris Fraschetti <fraschetti@gmail.com> wrote:

> I know the index size is very dependent on the content being index...
> 
> but running on a unix based machine w/o a filesize limit, best case
> scenario... what is the largest number of documents that can be
> indexed.
> 
> I've seen throughout the list mentions of millions of documents.. 8
> million, 20 million, etc etc.. but can lucene potentially handle
> billions of documents and still efficiently search through them?
> 
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