Lucene and memcached

Kevin A. Burton burton at
Sat Dec 11 17:41:22 PST 2004

Ryan Boyce wrote:

> I have a question regarding lucene and memcached. After switching from 
> searching via SQL (fulltext indexes) to Lucene, I have noticed a 
> considerable amount of CPU time being used by my servers. I would like 
> to implement memcached on top of Lucene to relieve some of this load 
> off my app servers. Almost 80% of queries a day are redundant and 
> aren't being cached. Is there a way I can use memcache to cache my 
> lucene queries?
I think you should be able to do this with a lucene Hits object but as 
long as the document isn't optimized() again... Not 100% sure though.



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