Introduction to Search with Sphinx: From Installation to Relevance Tuning (Paperback)

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Introduction to Search with Sphinx: From Installation to Relevance Tuning (Paperback)

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This concise introduction to Sphinx shows you how to use this free software to index an enormous number of documents and provide fast results to both simple and complex searches. Written by the creator of Sphinx, this authoritative book is short and to the point.

  • Understand the particular way Sphinx conducts searches
  • Install and configure Sphinx, and run a few basic tests
  • Issue basic queries to Sphinx at the application level
  • Learn the syntax of search text and the effects of various search options
  • Get strategies for dealing with large data sets, such as multi-index searching
  • Apply relevance and ranking guidelines for presenting best results to the user
Andrew is the creator of Sphinx.
Product Details ISBN: 9780596809553
ISBN-10: 0596809557
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Publication Date: June 7th, 2011
Pages: 142
Language: English