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Re: [swish-e] swish-e vs solr?

From: Peter Karman <peter(at)not-real.peknet.com>
Date: Mon Jun 04 2007 - 13:48:43 GMT
Thomas Dowling wrote on 6/2/07 8:35 AM:
> On 6/1/2007 6:27 PM, Jordan Hayes wrote:
> 
>> Someone asked me today: why don't we just use Solr for this?

There are other threads in the archive about Lucene vs Swish-e. I expect the 
Lucene pros/cons still apply to Solr.


> So, for example, I index about 135k records for electronic theses and
> dissertations in swish-e, but at some point in the future we'll index
> (and facet) ~10M journal articles with Solr.
> 

Other engines to consider for large collections:

  * http://www.rectangular.com/kinosearch/ (Perl)
  * http://xapian.org/features.php (C++ with lots of language bindings)

Both do UTF-8, multi-million doc collections, full incremental indexing, and 
many of the same search features Swish-e has.


-- 
Peter Karman  .  http://peknet.com/  .  peter(at)not-real.peknet.com
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Received on Mon Jun 4 09:48:47 2007