Class NRTManagerReopenThread

  extended by java.lang.Thread
      extended by
All Implemented Interfaces:
Closeable, Runnable, NRTManager.WaitingListener

public class NRTManagerReopenThread
extends Thread
implements NRTManager.WaitingListener, Closeable

Utility class that runs a reopen thread to periodically reopen the NRT searchers in the provided NRTManager.

Typical usage looks like this:

   ... open your own writer ...
   NRTManager manager = new NRTManager(writer);

   // Refreshes searcher every 5 seconds when nobody is waiting, and up to 100 msec delay
   // when somebody is waiting:
   NRTManagerReopenThread reopenThread = new NRTManagerReopenThread(manager, 5.0, 0.1);
   reopenThread.setName("NRT Reopen Thread");
   reopenThread.setPriority(Math.min(Thread.currentThread().getPriority()+2, Thread.MAX_PRIORITY));
Then, for each incoming query, do this:
   // For each incoming query:
   IndexSearcher searcher = manager.get();
   try {
     // Use searcher to search...
   } finally {
You should make changes using the NRTManager; if you later need to obtain a searcher reflecting those changes:
   // ... or updateDocument, deleteDocuments, etc:
   long gen = manager.addDocument(...);
   // Returned searcher is guaranteed to reflect the just added document
   IndexSearcher searcher = manager.get(gen);
   try {
     // Use searcher to search...
   } finally {
When you are done be sure to close both the manager and the reopen thrad:

WARNING: This API is experimental and might change in incompatible ways in the next release.

Nested Class Summary
Nested classes/interfaces inherited from class java.lang.Thread
Thread.State, Thread.UncaughtExceptionHandler
Field Summary
Fields inherited from class java.lang.Thread
Constructor Summary
NRTManagerReopenThread(NRTManager manager, double targetMaxStaleSec, double targetMinStaleSec)
          Create NRTManagerReopenThread, to periodically reopen the NRT searcher.
Method Summary
 void close()
 void run()
 void waiting(long targetGen)
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Thread
activeCount, checkAccess, clone, countStackFrames, currentThread, destroy, dumpStack, enumerate, getAllStackTraces, getContextClassLoader, getDefaultUncaughtExceptionHandler, getId, getName, getPriority, getStackTrace, getState, getThreadGroup, getUncaughtExceptionHandler, holdsLock, interrupt, interrupted, isAlive, isDaemon, isInterrupted, join, join, join, resume, setContextClassLoader, setDaemon, setDefaultUncaughtExceptionHandler, setName, setPriority, setUncaughtExceptionHandler, sleep, sleep, start, stop, stop, suspend, toString, yield
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait

Constructor Detail


public NRTManagerReopenThread(NRTManager manager,
                              double targetMaxStaleSec,
                              double targetMinStaleSec)
Create NRTManagerReopenThread, to periodically reopen the NRT searcher.

targetMaxStaleSec - Maximum time until a new reader must be opened; this sets the upper bound on how slowly reopens may occur
targetMinStaleSec - Mininum time until a new reader can be opened; this sets the lower bound on how quickly reopens may occur, when a caller is waiting for a specific indexing change to become visible.
Method Detail


public void close()
Specified by:
close in interface Closeable


public void waiting(long targetGen)
Specified by:
waiting in interface NRTManager.WaitingListener


public void run()
Specified by:
run in interface Runnable
run in class Thread

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