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From Ashwin Jayaprakash <ashwin.jayaprak...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Lucene vs Sphinx
Date Mon, 11 Jan 2010 21:45:44 GMT
That might be true. But it serves as a compendium of current open src
engines (with debatable results though). Something that is missing in the
Lucene wiki.



On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 10:52 AM, Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com>wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 10:20:04AM -0800, Ashwin Jayaprakash wrote:
> > The results here might prove useful -
> >
> http://zooie.wordpress.com/2009/07/06/a-comparison-of-open-source-search-engines-and-indexing-twitter/
>
> They're totally worthless.
>
>    One key design decision I made was not to change any numerical tuning
>    parameters. I really wanted to test “Out of the Box” performance to
>    simulate the common developer scenario. Plus, it takes forever to
> optimize
>    parameters fairly across multiple platforms and different data sets esp.
>    for an over-the-weekend benchmark (see disclaimer in the Conclusion
>    section).
>
> If you're not going to tune your installation, you deserve the crappy
> performance you'll get.
>
> Exposing shoddy, weekender foolishness like this is why I want ORP to do
> scientifically rigorous performance benchmarking as well as relevance
> benchmarking.
>
> Marvin Humphrey
>
>

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