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From "Ganesh - yahoo" <emailg...@yahoo.co.in>
Subject Re: Using lucene as a database... good idea or bad idea?
Date Fri, 01 Aug 2008 05:44:40 GMT
Thanks Andy and Karsten.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andy Liu" <andyliu1227@gmail.com>
To: <java-user@lucene.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2008 8:16 PM
Subject: Re: Using lucene as a database... good idea or bad idea?


> If essentially all you need is key-value storage, Berkeley DB for Java 
> works
> well.  Lookup by ID is fast, can iterate through documents, supports
> secondary keys, updates, etc.
>
> Lucene would work relatively well for this, although inserting documents
> might not be as fast, because segments need to be merged and data ends up
> getting copied over again at certain points.  So if you're running a batch
> process with a lot of inserts, you might get better throughput with BDB as
> opposed to Lucene, but, of course, benchmark to confirm ;)
>
> Andy
>
> On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 9:12 AM, Karsten F.
> <karsten-lucene@fiz-technik.de>wrote:
>
>>
>> Hi Ganesh,
>>
>> in this Thread nobody said, that lucene is a good storage server.
>> Only "it could be used as storage server" (Grant: Connect data storage 
>> with
>> simple, fast lookup and Lucene..)
>>
>> I don't now about automatic rentention.
>> But for the rest in your list of features I suggest to take a deep look 
>> to
>>  - Jackrabbit (Standard jcr jsr170 implemention, I like the webDAV 
>> support)
>>  - dSpace (real working content repository software, with good 
>> permissions
>> management)
>>
>> Both use lucene for searching
>>
>> Best regards
>>    Karsten
>>
>>
>> Ganesh - yahoo wrote:
>> >
>> > which one will be the best to use as storage server. Lucene or
>> Jackrabbit.
>> >
>> > My requirement is to provide support to
>> > 1) Archive the documents
>> > 2) Do full text search on the documents.
>> > 3) Do backup the index store and archive store. [periodical basis]
>> > 4) Remove the documents after certain period [rentention policy]
>> >
>> > Whether Lucene could be used as archival store. Most of them in this
>> > mailing
>> > list said 'yes'. If so going for separate database to archive the data
>> and
>> > separate database to index it, will be better option or one database to
>> be
>> > used as archive and index.
>> >
>> > One more idea from this list is to use Jackrabbit / JDBM / My SQL to
>> > archive
>> > the data. Which will be the best?
>> >
>> > I am in desiging phase and i have time to explore and prototype any 
>> > other
>> > products. Please do suggest me a good one.
>> >
>> > Regards
>> > Ganesh
>> >
>> >
>> >
>>
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