Since the process is not entirely obvious and the branch is very experimental, I thought it would be a nice thing to put it online. It’s pretty amazing with how little code (in Java and otherwise) you can implement a working full-text search engine that simply doesn’t get into your way :)
Note: Be advised that the MySQL server we will build is likely to crash at times. Do not use it in production! And of course, always have a safe backup of important data.
This first part will cover the basics on how the get the necessary foundation in place, configuring the server and …[Read more]