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Re: Request for comments on new project

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Thu Jan 06 2005 - 15:30:49 GMT
On Thu, Jan 06, 2005 at 07:20:23AM -0800, Dave Seff wrote:
> 4. Load balancing isn't exactly the goal I am looking for here. While
> that is fine, I needed a way to take multiple responces from the swish
> results and collate them into a coherent order whether by date or
> relevance etc . . . For example if you are searching 100 indecies across
> 50 mcahines, I would normally sort them by the order on which your load
> balancer received them. That may be fine, But I wanted the results from
> the server to be transparent to the client rather then have the client
> figure out what order to tally them. This is where the cluster_mgr comes
> in. It doesn't do it yet. But that is a project goal. 

And you would need that as swish is reasonably fast, but not that
scalable.  What's the largest set of documents you have indexed so

How will you handle reindexing so many documents?  That's one of
swish-e's week points -- not being able to update a live index.

Bill Moseley

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Received on Thu Jan 6 07:30:49 2005