What is Sphinx Search?

Sphinx search server is full-text search engine which is free, fast and scalable. It is designed for performance, relevance and scalability, which is unmatched by any conventional database.

A large number of well known high traffic sites are relying on it for advanced level of searching and scalability. This list includes Craigslist.com, Boardreader.com, Hubpages.com, Scribd.com, Infegy.com, MetaCafe and many more, detailed list can be seen here.

Sphinx helps to enable and add value to the search and scalability using:

  • Indexing performance
  • Searching performance
  • Relevance
  • Scalability features

For detailed Sphinx search features visit its home page.

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