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From Michael McCandless <>
Subject Re: IndexWriteConfig ignored?
Date Mon, 16 Apr 2012 12:55:51 GMT
RAM can be used in IndexWriter for other reasons: merge is running,
near-real-time reader was opened.

The RAMBufferSizeMB only applies to buffered postings (indexed documents)

If you turn on IndexWriter's infoStream, do you see output saying it's
flushing a new segment because RAM is > 5.0 MB?

Mike McCandless

On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 4:46 AM, Clemens Wyss <> wrote:
> We limit the memory consumption of our IndexWriters by setting RAMBufferSizeMB to 5MB
> Inspecting a heapdump unveils that I still have writers wich consume/retain more than
> How come?
> Any help/advice appreciated
> Clemens
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