FAST Search Server 2010 Backend
Symptoms: fixmlindex.exe process consumes high CPU and memory usage on FAST Search server 2010 for SharePoint 2010.
Cause: Adding many managed properties to schema over time may lead to high memory usage in the fixmlindex.exe process.
Solution: To work around this, either reinstall FAST Search and apply the schema changes in one go, or follow this procedure:
- Perform all schema updates before starting feeding.
- Stop the FASTSearchService
- Remove the file
- Start the FASTSearchService
- Start feed.