Re: website doc search is extremely SLOW

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Dave Cramer <pg(at)fastcrypt(dot)com>, "D(dot) Dante Lorenso" <dante(at)lorenso(dot)com>, "pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: website doc search is extremely SLOW
Date: 2003-12-31 23:43:51
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Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Dec 2003, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > Why are we not using Tsearch2?
> Because nobody has built it yet? Oleg's stuff is nice, but we want
> something that we can build into the existing web sites, not a standalone
> site ...
> I keep searching the web hoping someone has come up with a 'tsearch2'
> based search engine that does the spidering, but, unless its sitting right
> in front of my eyes and I'm not seeing it, I haven't found it yet :(
> Out of everything I've found so far, mnogosearch is one of the best ... I
> just wish I could figure out where the bottleneck for it was, since, from
> reading their docs, their method of storing the data doesn't appear to be
> particularly off. I'm tempted to try their caching storage manager, and
> getting away from SQL totally, but I *really* want to showcase PostgreSQL
> on this :(

Well, PostgreSQL is being un-showcased in the current setup, that's for
sure. :-(

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