Presented at the April 2009 Los Angeles MySQL User Group (see www.meetup.com for more details). Slides are at www.technocation.org BIO: Andrew Aksyonoff is a Russian geek who created Sphinx back in 2001 and has been working on the code base ever since. Fluent in C++, less so in human speak, but keeps trying. He lives in Russia. TOPIC: Sphinx Just how do you implement keyword search through that 10-million-row InnoDB table? Meet Sphinx, a blazing fast open source engine that makes it a breeze. We’ll talk about what it is, how it works, and when and why use it. INTERESTING FACT: Meetup search is powered by Sphinx.