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From Monique Monteiro <monique.lou...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: OutOfMemoryError
Date Sat, 06 Mar 2010 14:11:39 GMT
Hi Otis,

  no, I don't use sort. But I use TopFieldCollector and I have to
instantiate a Sort object with new Sort(). The data are returned unsorted.

On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 7:38 PM, Otis Gospodnetic <otis_gospodnetic@yahoo.com
> wrote:

> Maybe it's not a leak, Monique. :)
> If you use sorting in Lucene, then the FieldCache object will keep some
> data permanently in memory, for example.
>
>
> Otis
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> ----- Original Message ----
> > From: Monique Monteiro <monique.louise@gmail.com>
> > To: java-user@lucene.apache.org
> > Sent: Fri, March 5, 2010 1:38:31 PM
> > Subject: OutOfMemoryError
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> >
> >
> >   I’m new to Lucene and I’m evaluating it in a web application which
> looks
> > up strings in a huge index – the index file contains 32GB. I keep a
> > reference to a Searcher object during the application’s lifetime, but
> this
> > object has strong memory requirements and keeps memory consumption around
> > 950MB.  I did some optimization in order to share some fields in two
> > “composed” indices, but in a web application with less than 1GB for JVM,
> > OutOfMemoryError is generated. It seems that the searcher keeps some form
> of
> > cache which is not frequently released.
> >
> >
> >   I’d like to know if this kind of memory leak is normal according to
> > Lucene’s behaviour and if the only available solution is adding memory to
> > the JVM.
> >
> > Thanks in advance!
> >
> > --
> > Monique Monteiro, MSc
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