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From Erick Erickson <erickerick...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Re-indexing a particular field only without re-indexing the entire enclosing document in the index
Date Wed, 25 Apr 2012 11:58:53 GMT
There's no update-in-place, currently you _have_ to re-index the
entire document.

But to the original question:

There is a "limited join" capability you might investigate that would
allow you to split up the textual data and metadata into two different
documents and join them. I don't know how well it scales, but it may
fit your needs.

It turns out that update-in-place is more than a bit difficult given the
nature of the inverted index. There are some proposals for addressing
this, but nothing has gotten beyond the design stage as far as I know.

Best
Erick

On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 3:07 AM, Torsten Krah
<tkrah@fachschaft.imn.htwk-leipzig.de> wrote:
> Am Dienstag, den 24.04.2012, 21:57 +0530 schrieb KARTHIK SHIVAKUMAR:
>> Simple Techniques is  to use  "Update Index"  for the dynamic data
>> colum
>>
>> rather then re-indexing the whole document.
>
> Just for interest, how do you do that?

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