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  • Wed, Aug 29 2018 3:00 PM

    Media Indexer limits

    What is the current recommendation for source file count? Is it still 500K? Even for a dedicated MI server?

     

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    Re: Media Indexer limits

    Which version of Interplay?

    Since 3.5 you don't really count files anymore like in the old days. The reason for that is that there are actually two services now indexing simultaneously, that is the old Media Indexer Service and additionally a MongoDB service for the Media Indexer.

    This means every file is indexed twice and the metadata is added to the Cache and to the Mongo database. Technically this would mean you can only index half the files as before, because evrything is indexed twice. However, the file count is now heavily depending on the RAM. The more RAM the more files can be indexed.

    Before 3.5, the max file count per indexer was 5 million if I remember correctly.

    The old Media Indexer service will disappear at some point and only the MongoDB will be used then, which will also increase the file count drastically. MongoDB allows for format independant resolutions, which are not indexed by Media Indexer service.

    I hope this helps

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  • Wed, Aug 29 2018 3:46 PM In reply to

    Re: Media Indexer limits

    Awesome answer Chris! Thank you!

    i assume Media Indexer in the same server as Interplay 3.5+ limit would just be RAM dependent?

     

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  • Wed, Aug 29 2018 9:26 PM In reply to

    Re: Media Indexer limits

    Nevermind. Found it in the latest ReadMe Embarrassed

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