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From "Yonik Seeley" <>
Subject Re: Performance of never optimizing
Date Wed, 05 Nov 2008 15:18:02 GMT
On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 9:47 AM, Tomer Gabel <> wrote:
> 1. Higher merge factor => more segments.

Right, and it's also important to note that it's only "on average"
more segments.
The number of segments go up and down with merging, so at particular
points in time, an index with a higher merge factor may have fewer
segments (or as small as 1 segment, equivalent to an optimized index).


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