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From Erick Erickson <erickerick...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Searching compressed text using CompressionTools
Date Sat, 06 Feb 2010 15:24:10 GMT
*assuming* that you've made a typo and aren't
really seeing a 1000X difference in size.... Did
you create your index fresh each time (or delete
the old FSDIr) before recording your sizes? If
you're appending to the current index, your
numbers are misleading....

Erick

On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 6:01 AM, Suraj Parida <parida.suraj@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> Ian,
>
> Small correction made ...
>
> Thanks for solving my previous problems.
>
>
> Now i tested the compression with 100 docs and found:
>   1. Without Compression size of FS directory (on disk)= 10.8 KB
>  2. With Compression size of FS directory (on disk) = 12.0 MB
>
> and with 500 docs:
>  1. Without Compression size of FS directory (on disk) = 45.9 KB
>  2. With Compression size of FS directory (on disk)  = 56.8 MB
>
> I mean do the compression will increase my disk usage ? if so will 50,000
> docs take around 6000 MB?
> or please tell if am i doing wrong somewhere because i thought compression
> will reduce space usage.
>
> Regards,
> Suraj
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