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[_] Keyword searching

Oliver Humpage oliver at
Thu Sep 1 14:24:48 BST 2011

On 1 Sep 2011, at 14:18, Alex Bovey wrote:

> Any other suggestions or techniques for this sort of thing?  I've
> looked at Sphinx and whilst I'm sure that will help with performance
> will it necessarily solve the three problems above?

If you can get your head around it (I have difficulty), and can run a  
java server like tomcat, Apache Solr would do all of that without  
breaking a sweat. Faceted search (e.g. just show me products in  
category X) comes free too if you index your content in the right way.

It's what we use on the new