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From Grant Ingersoll <>
Subject Re: Seeing what's occupying all the space in the index
Date Fri, 26 May 2006 11:41:03 GMT
Give Luke a try.  Google for "Luke Lucene" and you should find it.  
Otherwise check the Lucene website for a reference.

Rob Staveley (Tom) wrote:
> In my index of e-mail message parts, it looks like 23K is being used up for
> each indexed message part, which is way more than I'd expect. 
> I have a total of 37 fields per message part.
> I tokenize, index and do not store message part bodies.
> I store a <= 300 character synopsis of each message part.
> All of the other fields are message metadata, which is tokenized, indexed
> and stored but these rarely exceed 100 characters - they are for example To,
> From, Cc, Subject, Date
> I'm still using Lucene 1.4.3, but am in the process of migrating to 1.9.
> Is there any way that I can get a picture of what's occupying all the space?


Grant Ingersoll 
Sr. Software Engineer 
Center for Natural Language Processing 
Syracuse University 
School of Information Studies 
335 Hinds Hall 
Syracuse, NY 13244 
Voice:  315-443-5484 
Fax: 315-443-6886 

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