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From Mike Klaas <>
Subject Re: Indexing time linear?
Date Tue, 28 Aug 2007 21:05:58 GMT
On 23-Aug-07, at 2:48 AM, Barry Forrest wrote:

> Hi list,
> I'm trying to estimate how long it will take to index 10 million  
> documents.
> If I measure how long it takes to index say 10,000 documents, can I
> extrapolate?  Will it take roughly 1000 times longer to do the  
> whole set?

Segment merging is logarithmic, so you will get some rare, large  
delays at high doc counts that would not manifest at 10k.

Analysis is linear.


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