Manticore Search 4.0.2: full columnar store support, auto index compaction, locks system revamp, pseudo sharding

Major new features Full support of Manticore Columnar Library. Previously Manticore Columnar Library was supported only for plain indexes. Now it’s supported: in real-time indexes for INSERT, REPLACE, DELETE, OPTIMIZE in replication in ALTER in indextool –check Automatic indexes compaction (#478). Finally you don’t have to call OPTIMIZE manually or via a crontask or other Read more about Manticore Search 4.0.2: full columnar store support, auto index compaction, locks system revamp, pseudo sharding[…]

Simple autocomplete with Manticore

This article describes one of the ways to do word completion in Manticore Search. What is Autocomplete? Autocomplete (or word completion) is a feature which allows an application to predict the rest of a word while a user is typing it. How it usually works is: the user starts typing a word in the search Read more about Simple autocomplete with Manticore[…]

Manticore Search Indexes and document storage

Starting from v 3.2.0 Manticore Search introduced a new feature - Document Storage.

Historically Manticore Search was a text search engine which indexes texts but doesn't keep the originals. A text is processed, transforming it from a plain string into special structures that form the full-text index, which allows fast text searching. In the result set, the user wasn't receiving the original text, as recomposing it from the full-text index can be a complex process. In addition, indexation settings may include clauses that stop certain words from being indexed (like minimum word length or stopwords) which can make the reconstruction impossible.

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