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Re^6: Running SuperSearch off a fast full-text index.

by clinton (Priest)
on Jun 11, 2007 at 19:09 UTC ( #620558=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^5: Running SuperSearch off a fast full-text index.
in thread Running SuperSearch off a fast full-text index.

So maybe a reasonable solution would be:
  • a separate mod_perl search server, which takes search requests from the web server and returns (eg) an XML or Soap list of IDs
  • each child process checks (eg) a last_cache_update file once a minute to decide whether to reload the caches or not

Clint

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Re^7: Running SuperSearch off a fast full-text index.
by creamygoodness (Curate) on Jun 11, 2007 at 19:23 UTC
    Yes, that'll work. Tip: if you're fetching docs from a DB rather than from the index, you may want to turn off stored and vectorized for your fields to save disk space, though that will prevent you from using KinoSearch's built-in Highlighter. Those properties are on by default because disk space is cheap and stuff should be easy.
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