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From "Duan, Nick" <>
Subject Why indexing database is necessary? (RE: indexing database)
Date Tue, 04 Mar 2008 18:33:19 GMT
Could anyone provide any insight on why someone would use nutch/lucene
or any other search engines to index relational databases? With use
cases if possible?  Shouldn't the database's own indexing mechanism be
used since it is more efficient?

If there is such a need of indexing the database content using search
engines, what would be the best approach other than de-normalizing the

Thanks a lot in advance!

-----Original Message-----
From: payo [] 
Sent: Tuesday, March 04, 2008 12:36 PM
Subject: indexing database

hi to all

i can index a database with nutch?

i am use nutch 0.8.1

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