Possibly moving to InnoDB

Tomas Kopal Tomas.Kopal at altap.cz
Tue Aug 8 08:14:30 UTC 2006

On 8.8.2006 9:53, Jochen Wiedmann wrote:
> On 8/8/06, Tomas Kopal <Tomas.Kopal at altap.cz> wrote:
>> I would like to support this way of thinking, as removing the dependency
>> on native MySQL fulltext search would also remove (probably the last?)
>> dependency on MySQL specific behavior.
>> I mean, if we solve the full text search problem in DB agnostic way,
>> we'd get not only greater independence on MySQL DB engine (btw.,
>> according to the solid web, the solidDB engine does not support fulltext
>> indexing), but also full text search on other DBs like Postgres (and
>> Oracle etc. in the future).
>> The only requirement is this to be DB agnostic, so Senna probably does
>> not fit...
> Following this way, you might as well use no DB at all.
> Implementing classical DB tasks for yourself is surely the wrong way to go.
> Jochen

Well, full text search engine is by no means classical DB task. E.g. at 
least SQL standard does not mention anything about full text search...
But it can by built on top of the DB. And we can (and should) surely use 
SQL DB for underlying storage for the engine...


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