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From gwk <g...@eyefi.nl>
Subject Re: A very complex search problem.
Date Wed, 02 Sep 2009 10:34:05 GMT
Hello Rajan,

I might be mistaken, but isn't CouchDB or a similar map/reduce database 
ideal for situations like this?

Regards,

gwk

rajan chandi wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> We are dealing with a very complex problem of person specific search.
>
> We're building a social network where people will post stuff and other users
> should be able to see the content only from their contacts.
>
> e.g. There are 10,000 users in the system and there are only 150 users in my
> network.
> I should be search across only 150 users' content.
>
> Is there an easy way to approach this problem?
>
> We've come-up with different approaches:-
>
>
>    - Storing the relationship in each document.
>    - A huge ORed query with all the IDs of the people that needs to be
>    searched.
>    - Creating a query and filtering the results based on the list of
>    contacts.
>
> None of these approach sounds to be plausible.
>
> We already have gone through recently released book on Solr 1.4 Enterprise
> Search. The book also doesn't seem to have any pointers.
>
> Any good approach/pointers will help.
>
> Thanks and regards
> Rajan Chandi
>
>   


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