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From Atri Sharma <>
Subject Re: Lucene index directory grows and shrinks
Date Mon, 04 Nov 2019 13:46:03 GMT
This are typical symptoms of an index merge.

However, it is hard to predict more without knowing more data. What is
your segment size limit? Have you changed the default merge frequency
or max segments configuration? Would you have an estimate of ratio of
number of segments reaching max limit / total segments?


On Mon, Nov 4, 2019 at 7:12 PM Raffaele Gambelli <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm using Jackrabbit 2.18.0 which uses lucene-core 3.6.0.
> I'm working on an application that has reached 37 G of directory index, a few days ago,
disk occupancy has quickly reached 100% and then returned to pre-growth employment.
> I believe that was caused by a rapid growth of Lucene index directory, looking for such
an event I've found only this article describing something really similar
> I would like to know more info about this behaviour, first of all can you confirm this
growth and shrinkage?

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