An index can be large in several dimensions: number of entries, sizes of fields, number of fields in most records, number of total unique fields, total number of terms in a field across all records.

Number of entries

Large individual fields.

Large number of fields per record.

Large number of unique field names.

Total number of unique terms across all records

Tips and tricks

Hash Key Identity

Solr-stoppers

Sorting

DistributedSearch

KattaIntegration

HadoopIndexing

LargeIndexes (last edited 2011-06-08 20:51:49 by TomBurtonWest)