Using Sphinx Beyond Full Text Search

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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 LLC

Peter co-founded Percona in 2006, assuming the role of CEO. Percona is the only company that delivers enterprise-class solutions for both MySQLⓇ and MongoDBⓇ across traditional and cloud-based platforms. Percona has been on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies since 2013. Back in 2000s Peter was an early employee at MySQL AB, eventually leading the company’s High Performance Group. A serial entrepreneur, Peter co-founded his first startup while attending Moscow State University where he majored in Computer Science.

As CEO of Percona, Peter enjoys mixing business leadership with hands on technical expertise. Peter is co-author of High Performance MySQL published by O’Reilly, one of the most popular books on MySQL performance. Peter blogs regularly on Percona Performance Blog and speaks frequently at conferences all over the world. Peter lives in North Carolina with his wife and two children. In his spare time, Peter enjoys travel and spending time outdoors.

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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.

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