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From "Erick Erickson" <>
Subject Re: Lucene index updation and performance
Date Fri, 16 Jan 2009 17:50:33 GMT
You should look over the FAQ, lots of information there.


You can index and search in parallel, but a searcher doesn't
see additions to an indexer until the underlying IndexReader is
closed/reopened (see the FAQ section:

Does Lucene allow searching and indexing simultaneously?)


On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 12:38 PM, mitu2009 <> wrote:

> I am working on a job portal site and have been using Lucene for job search
> functionality.
> Users will be posting a number jobs on our site on a daily basis.We need to
> make sure that new job posted is searchable on the site as soon as
> possible.
> In this context, how do I update Lucene index when a new job is posted or
> when an existing job is edited?
> Can lucene index updating and search work in parallel?
> Also,can I know any tips/best practices with respect to Lucene
> indexing,optimizing,performance etc?
> Appreciate ur help!
> Thanks!
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