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From Siraj Haider <si...@jobdiva.com>
Subject Re: Lucene going non-responsive under heavy load
Date Tue, 22 Dec 2009 23:00:09 GMT
Hi Uwe,
Following are the info:
Java VM: "1.6.0_05"
Java Options:  -server -Xms512m -Xmx2048m
We are not using any specific GC.

regards
-siraj

Uwe Schindler wrote:
> If it suddenly gets unresponsive, you may have a GC (garbage collector)
> problem. Can you post your Java options, Java VM version, max heap and so
> on. Maybe you are doing some strange things.
>
> For us the best GC to use (we have Java 1.5) was the "Parallel New GC" /
> "The Concurrent Low Pause Collector", here are some of our options that
> helped solving the problem: -XX:+UseConcMarkSweepGC -XX:+UseParNewGC. You
> may also read Mark Millers Blog post:
>
> http://www.lucidimagination.com/blog/2009/09/19/java-garbage-collection-boot
> -camp-draft/
>
> Uwe
>
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Siraj Haider [mailto:siraj@jobdiva.com]
>> Sent: Tuesday, December 22, 2009 11:19 PM
>> To: java-user@lucene.apache.org
>> Subject: Lucene going non-responsive under heavy load
>>
>> Hello guys,
>> We have a dilemma on a few of our lucene machines.  We have a tomcat
>> running our servlets for searching and indexing on each of these
>> machines.  Its a live index where documents are being added to index
>> while online searches are also being served at the same time.  Indexing
>> happens every 5 minutes and if there are new documents added, the index
>> gets reopend.  For most of the times the performance is very good, but
>> under heavy load of searches, the machine goes non-responsive.  We can
>> still telnet to machine and see that cpu-wise its not bad, but I/O seems
>> to be a problem.  Is there anything we might be doing to cause it or
>> anything that we can do to avoid it.  I know I did not provide a lot of
>> information about how we are indexing and searching but I will answer
>> any question anyone might have.
>>
>> thanks in advance
>> -siraj
>>
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