Recently long-awaited Sphinx 3 was released and updated in 3.0.2 . It has got documents storage capabilities, A-indexes, snippets pre-indexing and unfortunately is not open source any more (at least now, in March 2018).
Those all are very nice features, but are you interested in how much they affected the performance of Sphinx 3 and how much that differs from Manticore’s performance? We too!
Between the Manticore query and the final result to the user there can be additional processing. As in most cases, the interest is to sort by a relevance score, it’s important to not lose this sorting.
Many customers that we have helped with integrating search into their applications wanted their search to be more intelligent than just strictly matching a query with documents. There are many ways to do this. Manticoresearch makes it very easy, as fuzzy matching is included out of the box. It consists of three main components: 1. Quorum Read more about Fuzzy matching and 2nd pass query[…]