Using Sphinx Beyond Full Text Search

Peter Zaitsev (Percona Inc), Richard Kelm (Sphinx Search)
Location: Ballroom F
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Sphinx is not only able to provide lighting fast search performance but also can be used for other tasks your database server may be suffering with. In this Presentation we’ll cover the following topics:

1) Support of MySQL Protocol and SphinxQL allows to use Sphinx easily from many programming languages.

2) Sphinx Architecture and Unique Optimizations – what does Sphinx has which allows it to handle not full text search tasks better than MySQL ?

3) Case Studies. Applications using MySQL solution vs Sphinx Solution and performance comparison.

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Peter Zaitsev

Percona Inc

Peter managed the High Performance Group within MySQL until 2006, when he founded Percona. Peter has a Master’s Degree in Computer Science and is an expert in database kernels, computer hardware, and application scaling.

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Richard Kelm

Sphinx Search

From humble beginnings focused on storing and maintaining data in MySQL. Richard, matriculated to Sphinx Search where he’s learned the value of synthesizing mountains of text and attributes into meaning for individuals to consume.

  • EnterpriseDB
  • Amazon Web Services
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  • Continuent
  • Facebook
  • HTI Consultoria e Tecnologia
  • Monty Program
  • Percona
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • SkySQL
  • Xeround

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