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InnoDB Full-Text Search Tutorial
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The InnoDB full-text search capability is an exciting feature. The full-text search itself is generally useful to have in an RDBMS. If an application is using all InnoDB tables except for one that is used for full-text searches, now that last table can be switched to InnoDB. If putting the full-text data in a MyISAM table led to scalability problems, duplication, or a less-than-ideal schema design, now those issues can be addressed.

In this post, I’ll take you through some of the basics of setting up and querying an InnoDB FULLTEXT search index. I’ll leave the scalability and performance aspects to …

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DuckDuckGo and Web of Trust have a trust metric partnership
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There are two search engines that have promise that made themselves public in 2010: DuckDuckGo and Blekko. DuckDuckGo has active search spam removal, you can access it via secure HTTP (HTTPS), and is a search engine that also relies on crowd sourced data.

Web of Trust has reputation ratings of over millions of websites, and has an active community of about 15 million users now. Best of all, there’s no bots doing these ratings, but community members …

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Sphinx & MySQL: facts and misconceptions
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Sphinx search is a full text search engine, commonly used with MySQL.

There are some misconceptions about Sphinx and its usage. Following is a list of some of Sphinx’ properties, hoping to answer some common questions.

  • Sphinx is not part of MySQL/Oracle.
  • It is a standalone server; an external application to MySQL.
  • Actually, it is not MySQL specific. It can work with other RDBMS: PostgreSQL, MS SQL Server.
  • And, although described as “free open-source SQL full-text search engine”, it is not SQL-specific: Sphinx can read documents from …
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TaskFreak! v0.6.2 – Alter Search Plugin
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Background Knowledge

The Search Plugin for TaskFreak! created by DaDaemon and xdu v0.0.1 (March 26, 2007) was designed to create a simple, quick search capability of the tasks title and description. As well it only searched through he current task view (tasks visible at the time) and tasks that are not completed. For some this was not what was desired and would rather have the Search Plugin search through all tasks weather completed or not and as well search through the comments of tasks along with the …

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MySQL University: Practical Full-Text Search in MySQL
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This Thursday (December 3rd, 16:00 UTC – note the different time), Bill Karwin will talk about Practical Full-Text Search in MySQL. He'll introduce and compare five different approaches of full-text search with MySQL, using built-in functionality as well as third-party tools. It's interesting to see how vastly performance can vary, depending on which tools you use for which purposes.

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MySQL University: Practical Full-Text Search in MySQL
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This Thursday (December 3rd, 16:00 UTC – note the different time), Bill Karwin will talk about Practical Full-Text Search in MySQL. He'll introduce and compare five different approaches of full-text search with MySQL, using built-in functionality as well as third-party tools. It's interesting to see how vastly performance can vary, depending on which tools you use for which purposes.

For MySQL University sessions, point your browser …


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MySQL University: Practical Full-Text Search in MySQL
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This Thursday (December 3rd, 16:00 UTC – note the different time), Bill Karwin will talk about Practical Full-Text Search in MySQL. He'll introduce and compare five different approaches of full-text search with MySQL, using built-in functionality as well as third-party tools. It's interesting to see how vastly performance can vary, depending on which tools you use for which purposes.

For MySQL University sessions, point your browser …


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Comparison Between Solr And Sphinx Search Servers (Solr Vs Sphinx – Fight!)
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In the past few weeks I've been implementing advanced search at Plaxo, working quite closely with Solr enterprise search server. Today, I saw this relatively detailed comparison between Solr and its main competitor Sphinx (full credit goes to StackOverflow user mausch who had been using Solr for the past 2 years). For those still confused, Solr and Sphinx are similar to MySQL FULLTEXT …

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Handy MySQL documentation indexes
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I just discovered today in the MySQL 5.1 Reference Manual a handy set of additional indexes in the System Navigation section.

  • Index
  • Standard Index
  • C Function Index
  • Command Index
  • Function Index
  • INFORMATION_SCHEMA Index
  • Transaction Isolation Level Index
  • JOIN Types Index
  • Operator Index
  • Option Index
  • Privileges Index
  • SQL Modes Index
  • Status Variable Index
  • Statement/Syntax Index
  • System …
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Four short links: 7 August 2009
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  1. Defragging the Stimulus -- each [recovery] site has its own silo of data, and no site is complete. What we need is a unified point of access to all sources of information: firsthand reports from Recovery.gov and state portals, commentary from StimulusWatch and MetaCarta, and more. Suggests that Recovery.gov should be the hub for this presently-decentralised pile of recovery data.
  2. Memetracker -- site accompanying the …
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