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From:Mark Biango Date:June 9 1999 9:15pm
Subject:Searching on 15k text fields
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I am making a message board where people will post small
approx 3-15k messages. I want to stay away from writing out the
messages to disk and would like to put the posts into a table

Is searching on text in text fields (i.e., message LIKE '%word%')
efficient enough to be used in this way. A full-text search engine
might be better, but I haven't come across any good ones yet. I'm
thinking that since the messages are pretty small in size, I might
be able to use mySQL for this.


Searching on 15k text fieldsMark Biango10 Jun
Re: Searching on 15k text fieldsPhilip Hallstrom10 Jun