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From "Ian Lea" <>
Subject Re: What is the percent of size of lucene's index ?
Date Wed, 23 Jul 2008 16:11:32 GMT
I think there are too many variables to give a simple answer.

How much of your data are you storing?  Indexing? Compressing?

Get a representative sample of your data and try it out.


On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 5:00 PM, Ariel <> wrote:
> I need to know what is the percent of size of lucene's index respect the
> information I'm going to index, I have read some articles that say if a I
> index 120 Gb of information the index will grow until 40 Gb, that means the
> percent is 30 %, Could somebody tell me how can be proved that ?
> Is there any official document of apache lucene where says that ?
> I hope somebody can help me.
> Thanks.
> Ariel

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