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From Erik Hatcher <>
Subject Re: Tagging
Date Fri, 23 Feb 2007 12:03:41 GMT

On Feb 22, 2007, at 11:30 PM, Gmail Account wrote:
> I use solr for searching and facets and love it.. The performance  
> is awesome.
> However I am about to add tagging to my application and I'm having  
> a hard time deciding if I should just database my tags for now  
> until a better solr solution is worked out... Does anyone know what  
> technology some of the larger sites use for tagging? Database  
> (MySQL, SQL Server) with denormalized cache tables everywhere,  
> something similar to solr/lucene, or something else?

Simpy, Otis Gospodnetic's creation, uses Lucene.  I suspect most of  
the others use a relational database and lots and lots of caching...  
especially since the others use tags but not full-text search.  Simpy  
is special!


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