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RE: Indexing large nbrs of docs

From: <Rainer.Scherg(at)not-real.rexroth.de>
Date: Fri Jun 01 2001 - 10:43:08 GMT
use e.g. "top" on Solaris to check the usage of memory.

You should see to amount of used memory by swish and also
the free real memory and swap space.

You can also try the "-e" swish option to use fewer memory.

cu - rainer


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg Caulton [mailto:gcaulton@sympatico.ca]
> Sent: Friday, June 01, 2001 4:43 AM
> To: Multiple recipients of list
> Subject: [SWISH-E] Indexing large nbrs of docs
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
>     Large, well compared to my other indexes :-)
> 
>     I wish to index a directory with 2800 word docs, of which 
> the total
> combined size is 720MB.
> 
>     However the indexing is getting slower and slower as the number of
> documents indexed increases - and I believe it will run for several
> hours before slowing to a crawl.
>   
>     This is version 2.0.  Is there are a more recent version 
> that might
> relieve this problem?
> 
>     Is it possible to merge seperate smaller indexes?
> 
>     I am running this on Solaris with only 256MB real memory.
> 
> thanks!
> 
> Greg
> 
> 
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Received on Fri Jun 1 10:43:18 2001