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From Andi Vajda <va...@apache.org>
Subject Re: What is the best way to call Lucene from Python?
Date Sat, 15 Aug 2009 11:36:02 GMT

On Aug 15, 2009, at 11:33, Valery Khamenya <khamenya@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Andi,
> thanks for reply. I just got my hands on the "Lucene in Anction"  
> book and
> some questions disappeared.
>
> A great thing you did, Andi, PyLucene is a wonderful piece of work,  
> really,
> thank you.

You're very welcome !

> Well, I plan to use PyLucene rather more for the top-level API- 
> calls. That
> is, not that much data throughput, no huge number of calls.  
> Extensions, if
> any, would be written in Java.
>
> So, now I am reading about scalability approaches in Lucene and, I  
> hope, it
> will work in PyLucene too.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask this list. Lucene usage  
questions are best answered on the java-user@lucene.apache.org list,  
of course, since it has a larger audience.

Kind regards.

Andi..

>
>
> best regards
> --
> Valery A.Khamenya
>
>
> On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 10:45 PM, Andi Vajda <vajda@apache.org> wrote:
>
>>
>> On Aug 14, 2009, at 12:33, Valery Khamenya <khamenya@gmail.com>  
>> wrote:
>>
>> Hi
>>> what would be the best way to call Lucene from Python application?
>>>
>>> Is PyLucene really a good way for it?
>>>
>>> In particular:
>>>
>>> What about PyLucene's scalability?
>>>
>>> What about PyLucene vs Lucene performance?
>>> (this post is quite old: http://markmail.org/message/5pjbs7mdh4fpvsjb 
>>> )
>>>
>>
>> PyLucene is a Python wrapper around Java Lucene. A Java VM is  
>> embedded in
>> the Python VM's process. Its performance and scalability are very  
>> similar to
>> regular Java Lucene except when crossing the Python/Java VM  
>> boundary when
>> writing Lucene extensions in Python.
>>
>> Andi..
>>
>>
>>
>>>
>>> best regards
>>> --
>>> Valery A.Khamenya
>>>
>>

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