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Using Lucene in a multi-server environment

Question asked by bradw on Feb 9, 2006
Latest reply on Dec 4, 2006 by derek

One of my concerns regarding using Alfresco is how to reconcile the Lucene indexes of multiple servers.  Lets say that my Alfresco implementation uses 3 app servers, each of which separately runs Lucene.  Not being a Lucene wizard, I'm not sure how best to replicate the index updates to all servers, so that search results are consistent.  Should a DB store be used for the index instead of a separate file store for each server, or perhaps a shared filesystem store for the index?

Have you experimented with this at all?