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From Erik Hatcher <>
Subject Re: search performace
Date Tue, 15 Mar 2005 13:43:13 GMT
I've been effectively off-line for a few days, so I'm not sure if 
anyone has replied on this thread yet.

Using boosts will definitely use less resources than sorting.  If you 
do use sorting for dates, be sure you're doing it numerically rather 
than lexicographically.


On Mar 10, 2005, at 8:45 AM, Michael Celona wrote:

> I have a large index that needs to yield very fast query times.  I am
> sorting by date as default since I am interested in the most recent
> documents.  I was wondering if I boosted the score of my documents in
> proportion to the date and not sorting would this increase search
> performance. Thoughts?
> Thanks,
> Michael

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