Riak Search performance experiences ?

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Mon Oct 18 15:27:49 EDT 2010


On 10/18/2010 1:36 PM, Rusty Klophaus wrote:
> Hi Neville,
>
> Thanks! Performance comparisons are tricky business. Any time you
> compare a distributed system to a non-distributed system on a single
> machine, the non-distributed system is going to be much, much faster
> simply because it can skip all of the overhead needed to make the system
> distributed.
>
> So for 1M 1K docs, which can easily fit on one machine, Lucene will be
> much faster.

But there is another part of that question, even for content that would 
have fit on one system.  Can the distributed system handle more 
simultaneous queries without slowing down because of the distributed 
nature (assuming the queries are also distributed over the nodes and 
refer to different data items)?

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   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com




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