Category: Sphinx Search Engine

Install Sphinx as Service on Redhat/CentOS

April 8, 2011 at 9:19 amCategory:Sphinx Search Engine

Thanks Steve Kamerman

Create this searchd script under /etc/init.d, & alter the SUDO_USER & BASEPATH to fit your environment.

Then alter the permission to make it executable.

Finalise, make it automatically start on system boot

Now you can use

to control the sphinx service

Awesome new feature – sql_attr_string in sphinx search 1.10

February 23, 2011 at 12:21 pmCategory:Sphinx Search Engine

Sphinx search engine 1.10 brings a new attribute sql_attr_string which allows sorting the search result by string rather than integer before. This extremely helpful in my current project, however, this version of sphinx is still in beta, hope they can release the stable version soon.

Sphinx service crashes

September 24, 2010 at 2:26 pmCategory:Sphinx Search Engine

The sphinx sometime crashes if you set seamless_rotate = 1 in your sphinx config file

Set seamless_rotate = 0; may resolve the problem

Access denied due to hash character in MYSQL password

September 16, 2010 at 5:24 amCategory:Sphinx Search Engine

The db password in sphinx configure file should not contains any hash characters which cause access denied during connecting to the database server.