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From "Jack Krupansky" <>
Subject Re: explaination of query processing in SOLR
Date Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:20:28 GMT
Why? The semantics are defined by the code and similarity matching 
algorithm, not... files.

-- Jack Krupansky

-----Original Message----- 
From: abhi Abhishek
Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 2:40 AM
Subject: Re: explaination of query processing in SOLR

Thanks Alex and Jack for the direction, actually what i was trying to
understand was how various files had an effect on the search.


On Fri, Aug 8, 2014 at 6:35 PM, Alexandre Rafalovitch <>

> Abhishek,
> Your first part of the question is interesting, but your specific
> details are probably the wrong level for you to concentrate on. The
> issues you will be facing are not about which file does what. That's
> more performance and inner details. I feel you should worry more about
> the fields, default search fields, multiterms, whitespaces, etc.
> One way to do that is to enable debug and see if you actually
> understand what those different debug entries do. And don't use string
> or basic tokenizer. Pick something that has complex analyzer chain and
> see how that affects debug.
> Regards,
>    Alex.
> Personal: and @arafalov
> Solr resources and newsletter: and @solrstart
> Solr popularizers community:
> On Fri, Aug 8, 2014 at 1:59 PM, abhi Abhishek <> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >     I am fairly new to SOLR, can someone please help me understand how a
> > query is processed in SOLR, i.e, what i want to understand is from the
> time
> > it hits solr what files it refers to process the query, i.e, order in
> which
> > .tvx, .tvd files and others are accessed. basically i would like to
> > understand the code path of the search functionality also significance 
> > of
> > various files in the solr directory such as .tvx, .tcd, .frq, etc.
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> > Abhishek Das

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