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Connect to sphinx on remote server

I recently moved sphinx onto the same server as our db so our architecture is: File Server that hosts our web app DB server w/ Sphinx instance (searchd) When I try to connect to sphinx at ...
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How do I choose an appropriate max_children value for Sphinx?

We have a Sphinx install (2.0.3) running on a cluster of 3 EC2 instances (currently m3.large). Currently we have workers = threads and max_children = 30 in our Sphinx config (same on each box). We ...
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Indexer causes MySQL to hang

Not sure what's going on. I run indexer --all --rotate When it finishes mysql hangs and not accepting new connections. from my observation as soon as indexer finishes, all update,insert,delete ...
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improving sphinx search performance on an ec2 architecture

I'm working on a m1.large instance in ec2. m1.large 64-bit vCPU -2 ECU-4 Memory -7.5GB DIsks-2 x 420 EBS-Optimized - Yes Network performance: Moderate the index files are on an EBS block with ...
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/usr/lib/libmysqlclient.so.18: no version information available (required by /usr/bin/searchd)

Recently I have a problem with sphinxsearch and mysql: Restarting sphinxsearch: /usr/bin/searchd: /usr/lib/libmysqlclient.so.18: no version information available (required by /usr/bin/searchd) ...
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Sphinx searchd dead but subsys locked

I have configured everything on sphinx. It is working fine in the command-line interface using Putty. Even i can able to search in the Command Line Interface as below, [root@phpsalzer sphinx]# search ...
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understanding and improving sphinx searchd memory usage

My company has a few servers that we dedicate to running Sphinx Search. All are CentOS 5 with about 48GB of memory and our version of searchd is 1.11. Recently I've been trying to understand why ...
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Sphinx searchd: failed to lock .spl file, no such file or directory

I use sphinx for indexing on my development environment, and it is working fine. But when i take it to the server. I can index and I have the indexes with search working on them, but everytime I run ...
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Update sphinx from source after apt-get

I'm running the latest debian as OS. I installed Sphinx using apt-get install sphinxsearch However, I need to communicate with sphinx trough PHP. In order to do so I downloaded the latest Sphinx ...
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Sphinx search on RHEL / CentOS MySQL cluster

Is it possible to add a new resource type to an RHEL or CentOS 6.x cluster, in order to allow Sphinx fulltext search to run alongside MySQL? The clusters are managed using luci/ricci and cman.
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Would Sphinx be a good solution to solve server getting bogged with heavy MySQL reads?

I'm working on a site that I believe gets about 70k visits a day and it makes use of a lot of queries which uses UNION's over about 45 different tables, these tables generally range from about 15k ...
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Simple full-text search server

I have been looking at search solutions like Sphinx, Solr and Elasticsearch but they are all way too complex for what I need. I'm basically looking for a server software, best distributed, that ...
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How do I install the latest version of Sphinx Seach in Apt-get?

When I do "sudo apt-get install sphinxsearch", I get version 0.9. I want the latest stable version (which is 2.4, I believe) How can I do that using aptitude?
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Install Sphinx Search on my Virtual Private Server

I'm trying to install sphinxsearch on a Virtual Private Server that is running Debian GNU/Linux. It seems to depend on upstart-job. Here is the output I get when I try and run the installer. ...
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Failed Dependency: libmysqlclient.so.15 as part of Sphinx Install

I'm running CentOS 5.7 and trying to install Sphinx Search but keep receiving missing dependency errors. $ yum install sphinx ... Error: Missing Dependency: libmysqlclient.so.15 is needed by package ...
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Installing Sphinx (2.0.1.beta) --with-mysql fails

I am trying to install sphinx on my centOS 5.6 x64 if I do yum install sphinx I get only 0.9,9 version, and I'd like to install 2.0.1-beta so I followed the instructions in their documentation and I ...
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Sphinx searchd connection refused by local host

I have sphinx setup to run in config files on port 3312. I can use the indexer, and create the index. I can search. I can't run searchd to return queries. I tried telnet 127.0.0.1 3312. My ...
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Redhat 5 Upgrade / Sphinx Search Init Startup Hangs

I recently upgrade a VM to Redhat 5 and moved Sphinx Search to that server. For some reason when I try to start Sphinx, the startup script fails to push the searchd process to the background. I ...
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Installing sphinx on a web hosting server

I want to install sphinx search on a web-hosting server. I'm on a Linux VPS with hostgator, but I never actually installed anything on a remote server so this will be a first time for me. If there's ...
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/etc/rc.local not being run on Ubuntu Desktop Install

I have been trying to get sphinx to run at boot, so I added some lines to /etc/rc.local but nothing happens when I start up. If i run it manually it works however. /etc/init.d/rc.local start works ...
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MediaWiki SearchEngine that behaves like google

searchterm: foo should match foo and foobar searchterm: "foo" should only match foo I tried LuceneSearch and SphinxSearch so far, but I couldn't get any of these to behave like google. foo will only ...
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Sphinx cannot be found on your system (OSX)

I recently installed sphinx, mysql etc. and everything works fine as well. However, I always get the message: Sphinx cannot be found on your system. You may need to configure the following ...
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Sphinx on OSX - Building on OSX

Could anyone give me a bit of insite to why sphinx might not be installing on my Snow Leopard OSX Machine? I currently have up and running (from installs not MAMP); Apache, MySQL, PHP. When running ...
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MySQL error: Can't find symbol '_mysql_plugin_interface_version_' in library

The boring, necessary details: I'm on Snow Leopard running MySQL locally. I'm trying to install the Sphinx engine for MySQL like so: mysql> install plugin sphinx soname 'sphinx.so'; ERROR 1127 ...
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Thinking Sphinx configuration fails - cannot connect to mysql through socket, despite socket existing!

Setting up a new Rails stack in Ubuntu, including Sphinx. When I run rake ts:conf, I get "Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysql.sock' (2)" This socket file does ...
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sphinx.so not loaded in ubuntu 8.04

I've installed the sphinx extensions via pecl on ubuntu 8.04 however, after restarting apache, my php program says that SphinxClient hasn't been found I looked at phpinfo() output and its not there. ...
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In simple language, if I install and use Sphinx (GPLv2) on my co-located server for a commercial LAMP website do I need to buy a license? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Do I have to license Sphinx for a commercial website? I don't need to modify the code... just use it with MySQL.
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lucene vs sphinx vs xapian vs lemur , which is a good choice for production use? [closed]

I am evaluating the full-text searching systems and I really need your practical experiences. Also you can suggest some that I didn't mention.
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Pecl complies .so extensions for OSX built-in PHP and not MAMP

I've installed the sphinx binaries and libraries and am now trying to install the PECL sphinx module. My system is running OS X 10.6 with MAMP 1.8.2 installed. I try to install sphinx using the ...
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sphinx 0.9.9 runs slower than 0.9.8

After upgrade of sphinx from 0.9.8 to 0.9.9 we ran into serious problems with performance. Searchd works on EC2 large instance. Queries started to work much slower and i often could see Z (zombie) ...
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Site crawler/spider that tosses results into mysql

It's been suggested that we use mysql for our site's search as it'd be running on the same server that hosts our web server (nginx) and our db (mysql). Since not all of our pages are created from the ...
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Thinking Sphinx index rebuild error on windows xp: searchd is already running

I have Sphinx installed on windows xp system. A I use Thinking Sphinx plug-in within my rails application. I can't rebuild index with Thinking Sphinx rake task after application server starting up ...
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sphinxsearch installed 0.9.9 but came out as sphinx 0.9.8

I tried installing sphinx. I downloaded the 0.9.9 version, but after compiling and installing, it came out as 0.9.8. Anyone has any idea why's this? Thanks!
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How to fully live update sphinx indexing?

It's covered in sphinx documents: http://sphinxsearch.com/docs/manual-0.9.9.html#live-updates But after reading it,I don't think it really can achieve that. Have you guys ever also thought of this ...
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how to install sphinx plugin for MySQL on windows?

And in fact the MySQL is installed by wampserver. Version is 5.1.36
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Error running multiple instances of sphinx (searchd) on the same box

I have a MediaWiki server that hosts 4 instances of MediaWiki, and figure I should have a separate instance of sphinx search running for each. I did this by creating separate sphinx.conf files for ...
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How do I make sphinx restart when I reboot my Ubuntu server?

I built and installed sphinx search on my ubuntu 9.04 server. How do I make the sphinx daemon start automatically when I reboot?