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From "Uwe Schindler" <...@thetaphi.de>
Subject RE: Indexing Numeric value in Lucene 4.10.4
Date Fri, 07 Apr 2017 08:14:09 GMT
Hi,

That's much easier. If you don't want to do ranges, use precisonStep=Integer.MAX_VALUE. If
you want to sort, then an additional docvalues field is to be used, but that's not what you
intend.

Uwe

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Uwe Schindler
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eMail: uwe@thetaphi.de

> -----Original Message-----
> From: aravinth thangasami [mailto:aravinththangasami@gmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, April 7, 2017 8:54 AM
> To: java-user@lucene.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Indexing Numeric value in Lucene 4.10.4
> 
> we don't have to sort on that field
> So that we thought of that approach
> 
> Thanks for your opinion
> will consider improving precision step
> 
> Kind regards,
> Aravinth
> 
> 
> On Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 8:51 PM, Erick Erickson <erickerickson@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
> > bq: What are your opinions on this?
> >
> > That this is not a sound approach. Why do you think Trie is expensive?
> > What evidence do you have at all for that? Strings are significantly
> > expensive relative to numeric fields. Plus, you can adjust the
> > precision step to reduce the "overhead" of a trie field.
> >
> > I very strongly doubt that the index would be smaller with strings.
> > I'm certain comparisons would be slower. I really can't come up with
> > much of any reason why strings would be better.
> >
> > Not to mention that sorting won't work unless you left-pad with zeros.
> >
> > Best,
> > Erick
> >
> > On Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 6:32 AM, aravinth thangasami
> > <aravinththangasami@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > I'm  searching numeric value and will not perform range query on that
> > field
> > > I thought of indexing it as String field instead of NumericField
> > > so that it will improve indexing time by avoiding numeric tries
> > >
> > > What are your opinions on this?
> > >
> > >
> > > Kind regards,
> > > Aravinth
> >
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