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From Doug Cutting <>
Subject Re: scalability w/ number of fields
Date Mon, 04 Apr 2005 22:16:50 GMT
Yonik Seeley wrote:
> I know Lucene is very scalable in many ways, but how about number of fieldnames?
> We have an index using around 6000 unique fieldnames,

How many of these fields are indexed?  At this point I would recommend 
against having more than a handful of indexed fields.  If the fields are 
only stored, then it shouldn't make much difference.


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