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Subject RE: the efficiency of creating indexes
Date Wed, 18 Feb 2009 08:08:35 GMT
Did you try?
The cost of index merging grows when indexes are getting bigger.
Try to limit the max document size in a segment by setting setMaxMergeDocs in IndexWriter.

-----Original Message-----
From: 治江 王 [] 
Sent: Monday, February 16, 2009 1:49 PM
Subject: the efficiency of creating indexes

As i know, the time effciency of creating index is non-linearity with the size of documents.
For example, if the size of indexes is 1G, the time cost is 2 hours, If the size of indexes
is 10G, the time cost may be 30 hours. Who can tell me what is the reason? Any tips will be


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