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I'd like to deploy elasticsearch (ES) at Webfaction server. I have 256MB of memory and running a Django app that takes about 100MB. I need to index about 10,000 records. Is it possible to run ES in a pool with about 128MB of memory?

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For just 10K documents I would say yes, but the best way to know is to try it. Remember to set ES_HEAP_SIZE to something sensible like 64Mb or it could happen that ES will grow to much in memory and the processes will be killed by Webfaction.

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