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From openvictor Open <openvic...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Solrj performance bottleneck
Date Mon, 04 Apr 2011 16:15:41 GMT
Dear Rahul,

Stefan has the right solution. the autosuggest must be checked both from
Javascript and your backend. For javascript there are some really nice tools
to do that such as Jquery which implements a auto-suggest with a tunable
delay. It has also highlighting, you can add additional information etc...
It is actually quite impressive. Here is the address :
http://jqueryui.com/demos/autocomplete/#remote-jsonp. It's open source so
you can just copy what they have done or see the method they used.
For backend limit the number of request / second per ip or session and / or
cache result. As for cache normally solr caches the common request but I
don't know for term components.

Hope this helps you !

Victor

2011/4/4 Stefan Matheis <matheis.stefan@googlemail.com>

> rahul,
>
> On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 4:18 PM, rahul <asharudeen@gmail.com> wrote:
> > if anybody has some suggestions/experience on how to leverage
> autosuggestion
> > without affecting search performance much, please do share them.
>
> we use javascript intervals for autosuggestion. regularly check the
> value of the monitored input field and if changed, trigger a new
> request. this will cover both cases, slow-typing users and also
> ten-finger-guys (which will type much faster). a new request for every
> added character is indeed too much, even if your backend is responding
> within a few ms.
>
> Regards
> Stefan
>

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