[development] Performance Testing with a Big Test Database

Earnie Boyd earnie at users.sourceforge.net
Thu May 15 12:32:24 UTC 2008

Quoting Simon Lindsay <simon at iseek.biz>:

> Doug Green wrote:
>> One product of the search sprint is this large database for testing...
>> http://civicactions.s3.amazonaws.com/drupal6_100k.mysql.gz
> Hello Doug,
> You may not have seen it, but Trellon recently sponsored furthering 
> some development which we did with the Xapian search engine, and 
> integrating it in to Drupal.
> http://drupal.org/project/xapian
> Michael has done some preliminary performance testing, with almost 
> 100,000 records created with devel module, and posted the results 
> here.
> http://www.trellon.com/blog/xapian-search-drupal
> Perhaps this may also be of interest for people looking into the 
> drupal search engine.

Is this xapian module creating the search indexes as well, or just the 
UI functional pieces?  While the UI is important, the actual parsing of 
the node data to search is in need of some performance tuning as well.

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