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From Walter Underwood <wunderw...@netflix.com>
Subject Re: question about Solr directories on mounted file systems
Date Wed, 05 Nov 2008 18:04:20 GMT
I do not recommend using Lucene or Solr on a mounted file system.
My implementation was 100X faster after I moved it from NFS to
local disk. --wunder

On 11/5/08 10:01 AM, "Jim Adams" <jasolruser@gmail.com> wrote:

> I have an application that is using SOLR on a mounted file system.  However,
> machine or human error can sometimes unmount the file system.  This causes
> Solr to write index files to a different area from the index I am using.
> 
> This also means that the index instance becomes corrupt, because some
> entries are in the (correct) index, and some are in the one that was created
> because the mounted file system was missing.
> 
> Is there an option in Solr that says "Do not write to the index if the
> directory path does not already exist"?  Or some other way of ensuring that
> I don't get multiple index instances created unintentionally, in a situation
> such as this?
> 
> Thanks!


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