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From Erik Hatcher <e...@ehatchersolutions.com>
Subject Re: Recommendations please
Date Sun, 14 May 2006 11:10:39 GMT

On May 13, 2006, at 12:10 PM, Malcolm Clark wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I am about to index the INEX collection (22 files with 30000 files  
> in each-ish) using Java Lucene. I am undecided with the approach to  
> indexing and have left my LIA book at uni :-/
> Would you recommend:
>
>   1..  indexing all files into one big index? (would this be  
> inefficient to search?)
>   2.. 23 seperate indexes and then merging them?
>   3.. 23 seperate indexes and then searching an array of indexes?
>
> Also has anyone else indexed the INEX collection using Java Lucene  
> and what did you do?
> Thanks for any helpful advice.

This really all depends.  Any of those options are fine, but I'd  
personally start with the simplest option of indexing it all into a  
single index.

	Erik


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