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From Otis Gospodnetic <>
Subject Re: How to improve search time?
Date Tue, 04 Aug 2009 03:08:14 GMT
With such a large index be prepared to put it on a server with lots of RAM (even if you follow
all the tips from the Wiki).
When reporting performance numbers, you really ought to tell us about your hardware, types
of queries, etc.

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----- Original Message ----
> From: prashant ullegaddi <>
> To:
> Sent: Monday, August 3, 2009 12:33:46 AM
> Subject: How to improve search time?
> Hi,
> I've a single index of size 87GB containing around 50M documents. When I
> search for any query,
> best search time I observed was 8sec. And when query is expanded with
> synonyms, search takes
> minutes (~ 2-3min). Is there a better way to search so that overall search
> time reduces?
> Thanks,
> Prashant.

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