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From Sebastin <>
Subject Re: ways to minimize index size?
Date Wed, 20 Jun 2007 14:11:42 GMT

Hi Erick do u have any idea on this?

jm-27 wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to make my index as small as possible. I noticed about
> field.setOmitNorms(true), I read in the list the diff is 1 byte per
> field per doc, not huge but the only effect the score being
> different? I hardly mind about the score so that would be ok.
> And can I add to an index without norms when it has previous doc with
> norms?
> Any other way to minimize size of index? Most of my fields but one are
> Field.Store.NO, Field.Index.TOKENIZED and Field.TermVector.NO, one is
> Field.Store.YES, Field.Index.UN_TOKENIZED and Field.TermVector.NO. I
> tried compressing that one and size is reduced around 1% (it's a small
> field), but I guess compression means worse performance so I am not
> sure about applying that.
> thanks
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