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From Ken Krugler <>
Subject Re: How much ram can Solr use?
Date Thu, 28 Sep 2006 14:16:34 GMT
>Does that actually work?

I haven't tested the impact, but it certainly would cause all of the 
index files to be read, and thus cached by the OS (depending on how 
much RAM was available). And this came from a big commercial user of 
Lucene. I think they were running on Linux (something like FC4).

-- Ken

>On Sep 27, 2006, at 11:27 PM, Ken Krugler wrote:
>>One trick I've heard is to do cat <path to Lucene index 
>>directory>/_*.* > /dev/null to force all of the index data into the 
>>OS cache.
>                                    Whirlycott
>                                    Philip Jacob

Ken Krugler
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