[Zebralist] zebraidx from different sources?

Daine Mamacos daine.mamacos at complinet.com
Thu Jun 11 15:03:54 CEST 2009


We do do that currently actually, but it's exceptionally slow compared 
to zebraidx. We only use it when inserting new data into our system, as 
opposed to index all the existing data.

Thanks
Daine.

heb at reindex.dk wrote:
> While awaiting the rich uncle you may want to check out the Z39/Extented service API  http://www.indexdata.dk/zebra/doc/administration-extended-services.tkl which lets you index data in variables as opposed to files. Not exactly being in the "plugin" category, though
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> Hans Erik Büscher | Reindex
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> Daine Mamacos writes:
>  > I assume there is no way to tell zebraidx to index data from any source
>  > other than a file?
>  >
>  > Can I make a suggestion?
>  >
>  > Would it be possible to abstract this part of zebraidx into a plugin
>  > architecture? This would mean, the default plugin could be files,
>  > whereas other people who want to use different data sources (Database
>  > perhapse?) could just write an alternative plugin for zebraidx that
>  > adheres to an interface of sorts you provide.
>  >
>  > What do you think?
> 
> Hi, Daine.  I think that's a fine idea.  As always, of course, the
> problem is who is going to pay for the work to be done :-) But should
> a funding opportunity come up, this is definitely the kind of modular
> extension that we like to do.
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