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Re: [SWISH-E:41] Max (reasonable) size of index?

From: Roy Tennant <rtennant(at)not-real.library.berkeley.EDU>
Date: Fri Oct 24 1997 - 16:31:22 GMT
Our largest index here so far is in the 15 MB range, and probably in the 
neighborhood of 20,000 files. When we are through with our transition we 
will be creating indexes over 20 MB in size. So far no problems. This is 
on a DEC Alpha and a Sun SPARCCenter.

On Fri, 24 Oct 1997, Michael A. Tilp wrote:

> 	Anyone have any guesses as to the maximum size of a SWISH index? I've
> seen it used on sites of 5000+ pages (the old version); I'm just wondering
> how far that could go. Call me a bit afeared of beginning a large index and
> then watching it choke a few months down the line ;)
> 	...predicting that someone will ask the speed of the server, I would
> say that a PPro 200 would be typical. Seeing that the indexes don't become
> that large, I could probably fit the entire index in RAM.
Received on Fri Oct 24 09:36:09 1997