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From Erick Erickson <>
Subject Re: how lucene search works in memory
Date Tue, 23 Mar 2010 12:49:57 GMT
First, I'd be sure you need to. See the following:

<>A lot of very
bright people have worked very hard at
optimizing Lucene's search *and* the op system
caching. I'd carefully examine my system first to see
if I'm making optimal use of what already exists before
assuming that a custom solution (that I have to maintain)
is the correct answer...


On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 6:21 AM, <> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am trying for optimizing the searching by putting indexes onto
> memory. RAMDirectory is not option for me, as I am transferring indexes
> built to slave system to use.
> So if u could let me know that how to place my indexes onto memory(m
> thinking of using mmap) .For this I wanna know how exactly the lucene
> searches indexes. Does it put all of the indexes onto memory, when we open
> index searcher instance and then does searching.
> Curious to know how the lucene searches actually work.Can u get me the
> link.
> Thanks and regards,
> Suman
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