Web Projects Outsourcing

Fast installing Sphinx SE on Fedora 14 Server

The installation under Virtual Box was quite tricky due to lack of requires disk space but, finally, went on OK.

Get the source of mysql software exactly same as installed on your server, I use sourceforge.net for that. Untar it.
You can also use:

Get latest sphinx and install it:

Compile sphinx mysql plugin (watch paths):

Copy and install:

Test:

[text]
mysql> show engines;
+————+———+————————————————————+————–+——+————+
| Engine | Support | Comment | Transactions | XA | Savepoints |
+————+———+————————————————————+————–+——+————+
| MRG_MYISAM | YES | Collection of identical MyISAM tables | NO | NO | NO |
| CSV | YES | CSV storage engine | NO | NO | NO |
| MyISAM | DEFAULT | Default engine as of MySQL 3.23 with great performance | NO | NO | NO |
| InnoDB | YES | Supports transactions, row-level locking, and foreign keys | YES | YES | YES |
| SPHINX | YES | Sphinx storage engine 2.0.6-release | NO | NO | NO |
| MEMORY | YES | Hash based, stored in memory, useful for temporary tables | NO | NO | NO |
+————+———+————————————————————+————–+——+————+
6 rows in set (0.00 sec)
[/text]

Enjoy!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

nineteen − three =