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From Geert-Jan Brits <>
Subject Re: Tree Faceting in Solr 1.4
Date Sat, 24 Jul 2010 16:28:01 GMT
I believe we use an in-process weakhashmap to store the id-name
relationship. It's not that we're talking billions of values here.
For anything more mem-intensive we use no-sql (tokyo tyrant through
memcached protocol at the moment)

2010/7/24 Jonathan Rochkind <>

> > Perhaps completely unnessecery when you have a controlled domain, but I
> > meant to use ids for places instead of names, because names will quickly
> > become ambiguous, e.g.: there are numerous different places over the
> world
> > called washington, etc.
> This is related to something I've been thinking about. Okay, say you use
> ID's instead of names. Now, you've got to translate those ID's to names
> before you display them, of course.
> One way to do that would be to keep the id-to-name lookup in some non-solr
> store (rdbms, or non-sql store)
> Is that what you'd do? Is there any non-crazy way to do that without an
> external store, just with solr?  Any way to do it with term payloads?
> Anything else?
> Jonathan

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