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From Robert Newson <>
Subject Re: mutiple index question
Date Fri, 20 May 2005 14:21:45 GMT
Paul Elschot wrote:
> On Friday 20 May 2005 13:58, Max Pfingsthorn wrote:
>>I was wondering if Lucene has any sort of functionality to distribute 
> indices so that different fields are stored in separate indices but they 
> still refer to the same document. This would be great for a situation where 
> there are many large documents which have frequently changing properties. 
> Content and properties could be indexed separately. Even different sets of 
> properties could be combined in maybe different MultiSearcher instances to 
> speed up querying...
>>Any ideas on this?
> Lucene doesn't have this, so you'll have to split your docs over two different
> Lucene indexes and adapt the search accordingly. Cached filtering helps a
> lot, but setting up a filter can still be costly.
> Regards,
> Paul Elschot

Isn't this achieved by the new ParallelReader in CVS?


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