22 January 2015 by Batista Harahap on mysql | sphinx | homebrew | percona | mac

Making Homebrew Play Nice with Sphinx & MySQL

So I'm revisiting an old friend, Sphinx. It's been a while and warming up to Sphinx's new features. However, when I tried to brew install it, I got no MySQL support. The above gets more complicated because I'm not using vanilla MySQL, instead I'm using Percona Server on my machine.

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24 November 2010 by Batista Harahap on compile | fulltext | fulltext search engine | install | Mac | realtime indexes | search engine | snow leopard | sphinx | Tutorial

Sphinx - Fulltext Search Engine - Part 1

It has been a few weeks after my first encounter with this Egyptian named gem called Sphinx. At first glance, it's complicated when looking at an already made sphinx.conf. However, after careful redesigning and re-tinkering, it turns out to be one of the most flexible and yet light fulltext

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