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From Fran├žois Schiettecatte <>
Subject Re: solr benchmarks
Date Sat, 01 Jan 2011 02:11:31 GMT
I would shard the index so that each shard is no larger than the memory of the machine it sits
on, that way your entire index will be in memory all the time. When I was at Feedster (I wrote
the search engine), the rule of thumb I had was to have 14GB of index on a 16GB machine.


On Dec 31, 2010, at 9:06 PM, Tri Nguyen wrote:

> Hi,
> I remember going through some page that had graphs of response times based on index size
for solr.
> Anyone know of such pages?
> Internally, we have some requirements for response times and I'm trying to figure out
when to shard the index.
> Thanks,
> Tri

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