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Techblog: Sphinx Search: MySQL Fulltext Search Engine Replacement

Discussion in 'Techblog' started by PatronusCharm FeedBot, Jul 21, 2008.

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    For PatronusCharm 1.0.0 and 1.0.1, we've used the MySQL fulltext search engine. That's a mouthful, right? MySQL is the database software PatronusCharm utilizes to store all of the data used in PatronusCharm. It stores users, stories, news articles, FAQ items, everything. As you well know, a search engine is needed to pile through this data. As PatronusCharm finds more and more stories to host on its pages, a good search engine is important to continue to allow users to search for the stories they'd like to read.

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