solr vs fts

Aki Tuomi aki.tuomi at
Thu Jul 4 12:19:11 EEST 2019

On 4.7.2019 12.14, Maciej Milaszewski IQ PL via dovecot wrote:
> Hi
> I have a question about tunning dovecot-2.2.36.x
> Mail was stared in storage via nfs in MAILDIR via
> /home/us/username at
> I use additionally local dovecot_indexes via SSD disk
> (/var/dovecot_indexes%h)
> A few clients have 25K and more e-mail
> I thinking about use solr like:
>  fts = solr
>  fts_solr = debug url=http://IP:8983/solr/ (solr in external machine)
> Does it make sense ? use dovecot_indexes and fts ?
> What is the difference in performance?

Dovecot indexes are not actually related to FTS that much. Using FTS
usually makes sense since it speeds up IMAP fulltext searches.


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