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Automatic in Place Index Synchronization to Overcome Search Failures Due to Index Migration

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000207590D
Publication Date: 2011-Jun-03
Document File: 3 page(s) / 47K

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Abstract

Indexing solutions support index migration from one server to another. However, the index migration might cause search failures. To overcome this search failure, the search client can automatically synchronize with an index catalogue when encountering an error caused by the search failure in order to get the new index location and then conduct the search again.

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Automatic in Place Index Synchronization to Overcome Search Failures Due to Index Migration

Shankar Hundekar

Siddharth Barman

Symantec Corporation

Abstract

Indexing solutions support index migration from one server to another.  However, the index migration might cause search failures.  To overcome this search failure, the search client can automatically synchronize with an index catalogue when encountering an error caused by the search failure in order to get the new index location and then conduct the search again.

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Automatic in Place Index Synchronization to Overcome Search Failures Due to Index Migration

Problem Statement

Enterprise search or e-discovery applications conduct searches based on the stored index locations and the associated servers.  Some indexing solution...