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From "Yonik Seeley" <>
Subject Re: SegmentReader using too much memory?
Date Tue, 12 Dec 2006 01:53:15 GMT
On 12/11/06, Eric Jain <> wrote:
> I've noticed that after stress-testing my application (uses Lucene 2.0) for
> I while, I have almost 200mb of byte[]s hanging around, the top two
> culprits being:
> 24 x SegmentReader.Norm.bytes = 112mb
>   2 x SegmentReader.ones       =  16mb

Each indexed field has a norm array that is the product of it's
index-time boost and the length normalization factor.  If you don't
need either, you can omit the norms (as it looks like you already have
on some fields given that "ones" is the fake norms used in place of
the "real" norms).

-Yonik Solr, the open-source Lucene search server

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