There are often optimizations that can be made to a Sphinx / Manticore setup by changing some simple directives in the configuration or making quick changes to an index definition.
Some common mistakes and issues can include:
Having a quick look on the configuration can show issues or potential issues, this is why we want to offer a gift to our growing community!
When uploading your configuration file, we recommend to remove any database credentials first.
We suggest also you give as many possible details about your setup: how big is the data you have, how typical queries look and what issues you experience.