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February 6, 20134 years ago

Sphinx Vs Lucile

In the past few weeks I've been researching how to improve db queries for scaling purposes and having in mind the MySQL sharding approach.

So, we are looking for a stand-alone full-text search server with the following properties:
.Must operate as a stand-alone server that can serve search requests from multiple clients 
.Must be able to do "bulk indexing" by indexing the result of an SQL query: say "SELECT id, text_to_index FROM dbtable;" 
.Must be free software and must run on Linux with MySQL as the database 
.Must be fast (rules out MySQL's internal full-text search)

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January 31, 20125 years ago

Before you buy it, Flubit!

Currently I am working in a very cool environment for a company called Flubit Limited, an eCommerce start up based in East London.

As senior developer and project manager, my role here is to develop, plan, manage, test and launch various features:

- from enabling the Java Script front end interface to programming the various functions of the website in PHP OOP
- from research solutions to the implementations of the technologies that will enable the scaling of the applications (like using Sphinx for better, faster MySQL usage)
- from innovating and planning of new functions for the Flubit platform to developing to implementation...