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From "Chris Lu" <chris...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: use lucene as datastore?
Date Wed, 17 Oct 2007 03:02:39 GMT
No experience on this. But there are two points I can think of:
1) you can use compressed field to store the text
2) use the hash code of the path as the key

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On 10/16/07, argh <argh@v0.net> wrote:
>
>
> Hi,
>
> I'm adding Lucene to an existing project where a daemon monitors a
> frequently updated file system tree containing lots of expensive-to-parse
> files for changes in order to keep cached metadata up to date about each
> file.  (File writes unfortunately cannot be routed to allow for more
> efficient change detection.)
>
> Metadata is currently stored in a mirror directory tree as individual
> files
> that are a trivial XML serialization of the same data that will soon be
> indexed by Lucene.
>
> I'm thus curious about the possibility eliminating the XML files
> altogether
> and just using Lucene to store the metadata.  It seems like it could be a
> big win on the complexity front.  My main concern lies with the time and
> space efficiency of switching from implicit filename lookups to the
> search-based model of "find the one document with the path field
> containing
> /some/really/long/pathname".
>
> This seems like a really common type of problem, but my searching didn't
> turn up anything useful.  Pointers?  Thoughts?
>
> Thanks...
>
> -rg
>
>
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