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From Marcelo Ochoa <>
Subject Re: NAS vs SAN vs Server Disk RAID
Date Fri, 26 Feb 2010 11:06:37 GMT
Hi Ian:
  Only as curiosity ;)
  Which distributed file system are you using on top of your NAS storage?
  Best regards, Marcelo.

On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 6:54 AM, Ian Lea <> wrote:
> We've run lucene on NAS, although not with indexes anything like as
> large as 1Tb, and gave up because NFS and lucene don't really work
> very well together. Google for "lucene nfs" for some details, and some
> workarounds.
> I'd second Kay Kay's suggestion to look at a distributed solution such as Katta.
> --
> Ian.
> On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 11:54 PM, Andrew Bruno <> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I am working with an application that offers its customers their own index,
>> primary two indexes for different needs per customer.
>> As our business is growing and growing, I now have a situation where the web
>> application has its customer's index on one volume, and its getting close to
>> 1Tbyte.
>> There are lots of updates and inserts, and plenty of searches.  As you can
>> imagine, the application is starting to slow down heavily, especially during
>> high traffic time when documents (PDF, DOCs, etc) are indexed.
>> Since the disk IO on the server is high, our datacenter engineers suggested
>> we look at NAS or SAN, for performance gain, and for future growth.
>> Has anyone had any experience in running Lucene2.0/Compass in these
>> environments?  Do you know of any case studies, whitepapers, web sites?
>> Thanks
>> Andrew
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