[erlang-questions] newb: Erlang Mnesia Full Text Search
Wed Sep 26 03:19:31 CEST 2007
Joe's book Programming Erlang has a full project on a text indexing
engine. Not sure what's its built on, as I'm only up to chapter 2,
having just received the book.
On Wed, 2007-09-26 at 10:43 +1000, jm wrote:
> joe lee wrote:
> > At our company, we are planning to implement a web app in Erlang and
> > Mnesia. In the previous project (php) we looked at Java Lucene, Xapian
> > and Sphinx Search. We finally decided with Sphinx Search. Sphin Search
> > was very fast compared Lucene, Xapian and was easy to setup. Its just
> > hooks into mysql.
> Mnesia is just a database. It holds a similar position to SQL databases.
> Tuples are stored using one of the fields as a key. In doesn't do any
> text indexing for that you'll need to add a layer on top of mnesia. I
> can't think of one off the top of my head for erlang. Someone else on
> the list may know of one though.
> see also,
> and possibly
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