[pylucene-dev] Locked index

Nick Arnett narnett at liveworld.com
Sun Feb 27 08:16:34 PST 2005

Andi Vajda wrote:

> The Lucene locking code doesn't use the OS locking APIs offered by 
> Java 1.5, yet. Until then, that code is a little brittle. If you need 
> more reliability in this area, try using a database for your index 
> such as the DbDirectory implementation built around Berkeley DB. 
> PyLucene supports it. 

How does performance compare?

Will this work well for big indexes?  I'm at 6 GB and it looks like 
it'll hit abou 20 GB at the rate I'm going.



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