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From Aaron Chmelik <aaron.chme...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Question about the purpose of reindexing
Date Thu, 26 May 2011 21:32:33 GMT
One more question - what does optimization do? Maybe to be a little more
precise - what happens to the index that requires optimizaion (what is the
problem and how does optimization solve it).

Aaron Chmelik
Web Designer & Programmer
email: aaron.chmelik@gmail.com
website: http://webdesign.aaronchmelik.com
phone: 651.757.5979


On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 4:27 PM, Aaron Chmelik <aaron.chmelik@gmail.com>wrote:

> Thanks! coming from Sphinx, with seperate delta index files. Thanks for the
> info!
>
> Aaron Chmelik
> Web Designer & Programmer
> email: aaron.chmelik@gmail.com
> website: http://webdesign.aaronchmelik.com
> phone: 651.757.5979
>
>
> On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 4:21 PM, Markus Jelsma <markus.jelsma@openindex.io
> > wrote:
>
>> Define reindexing. Every new document is indexed and existing documents
>> are
>> deleted and indexed as if it is a new document. Completely reindexing from
>> scratch is only required if breaking changes are made to the schema or if
>> you
>> upgrade to a new version that uses another format and isn't able to
>> convert.
>>
>> To my knowledge and experience, it is perfectly sane to never do a
>> complete
>> reindex and still accept incremental updates. Just do an optimize once in
>> a
>> while and you're good to go.
>>
>> > I've been trying to find a concise explanation of this, and seem to so
>> far
>> > have missed it. (Google, etc). What is the purpose/need to reindex a
>> solr
>> > index? How do you determine what provides the best performance? What
>> > detrimental affects occur if you operate off of delta indexes?
>> >
>> > Aaron Chmelik
>> > Web Designer & Programmer
>> > email: aaron.chmelik@gmail.com
>> > website: http://webdesign.aaronchmelik.com
>> > phone: 651.757.5979
>>
>
>

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