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From "Noble Paul നോബിള്‍ नोब्ळ्" <>
Subject Re: How to handle large field values.
Date Wed, 05 Nov 2008 10:36:00 GMT
the 'fl' parameter can be added to the defaults for your search
handler in solrconfig.xml

On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 3:22 PM, Luca Molteni <> wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> dealing with very large fields, let's say text documents, I found that there
> is a global slowness (on my computer)  in returning those field. Since most
> of the time what we want is an "highlight" value of the field and not the
> entire field, I thought that we can omit these field from the query. I've
> tried two methods:
> - Stored = false works very well, the query is faster, but the highlightning
> doesn't work anymore (sigh, I know it's by design).
> - Stored = true and filtering with the "fl" parameters requires me to enter
> all the fields by hand, since the fl query doesn't support a minus operator
> (let's say, all the field withouth my
> veryLargeFieldIDontWantToRetrieveButIWantToSeeAVerySmallPortion).
> Strangely, using the "fl" parameter in federeated search with "shards" and
> two different server with different schemas, gave me strange results (no
> results, actually). It all works well using only one shard, but it was very
> difficult to benchmark it.
> Any advice? I hope I'm missing something.
> Thanks,
> L.M.

--Noble Paul

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