[Xapian-discuss] Long query times

Olly Betts olly at survex.com
Thu Sep 29 16:32:51 BST 2005

On Thu, Sep 29, 2005 at 10:39:38AM -0400, tech at dbx.co.uk wrote:
> I've created a Xapian db of CVs submitted to the company I work for
> (~800,000) to give a directory of ~6GB. Unfortunately some of the searches
> can take several seconds to complete, and this gets dramatically worse for
> concurrent queries.

The database size sounds rather large for 800K documents.  Can you post
an ls -l of the database directory to give us an idea which tables are


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