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From Michael McCandless <>
Subject Re: Is it possible to Lucene with a database managed by external application ?
Date Tue, 29 May 2012 10:22:32 GMT
That should be fine.

You just have to separately pull the added/updated rows from the DB
and index them into your Lucene index.

Mike McCandless

On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 3:09 AM, Ievgen Krapyva <> wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I've just started reading about Lucene and thinking whether I can use it
> in my case.
> My case is that the database content I want to provide the search
> capability for is managed (new entries added / removed / edited) by
> other application (written in PHP).
> Am I right in thinking that to get the best with Lucene I have to
> regulary update indexes, i.e. make a full database indexing ?
> Thanks.

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