Re: Followup: opinions on Search services

On Wed, 2005-04-06 at 21:27 +0100, Jamie McCracken wrote:
> 2) Use of an SQL database is a far superior, faster and flexible 
> solution to using a dedicated indexer like the lucerne engine (all other 
> competing engines like spotlight use sql databases). This is one area 
> search services has got right.

Last time I worked on search and full-text indexing [1], relational
databases were far from ideal, and the few vendors that had used
them in that way had reimplemented using something more suitable.

What has changed??



Liam Quin, W3C XML Activity Lead,
Pictures from old books:
IRC (chat) programs:

[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]