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From Shawn Heisey <>
Subject Re: processing documents in solr
Date Sat, 27 Jul 2013 17:28:01 GMT
On 7/27/2013 11:17 AM, Joe Zhang wrote:
> Thanks for sharing, Roman. I'll look into your code.
> One more thought on your suggestion, Shawn. In fact, for the id, we need
> more than "unique" and "rangeable"; we also need some sense of atomic
> values. Your approach might run into risk with a text-based id field, say:
> the id/key has values 'a', 'c', 'f', 'g', and our pagesize is 2. Your
> suggestion would work fine. But with newly added documents, there is no
> guarantee that they are not going to use the key value 'b'. And this new
> document would be missed in your algorithm, right?

That's why I said that you would either have to not update the index or
ensure that (in your example) a 'b' document never gets added.  Because
you can't make that kind of guarantee in most situations, not updating
the index is safer.


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