Case Study: Improving Performance of MySQL, Thinking Sphinx in a Rails app

Recently, we faced a huge performance problem with one of our installed apps. The application is a Call Center ERP solution. The Call model is updated very frequently as there are about approximately 8,000 – 10,000 calls being made everyday. For every action there is an audit trail, so updates and inserts into database areContinue reading “Case Study: Improving Performance of MySQL, Thinking Sphinx in a Rails app”

using thinking sphinx search in rails app

I am using acts_as_ferret and ferret server as of now with my rails application and it just works fine for me. The ONLY problem is performance as it takes a lot time to build index and to rebuild index when it gets screwed up and that’s where sphinx rocks! To get started with thinking sphinxContinue reading “using thinking sphinx search in rails app”