Monthly Archives: March 2014

Search Downtime

It has been a few months since the last time we’ve regenerated our Sphinx Indexes. As of this moment, we have some fairly large transitional and delta indexes which impacts the performance of our server whenever new data is being indexed. We are now taking this time to regenerate our indexes in order to optimize the transitional and delta indexes for now. However, we will be looking into a better method of indexing to avoid this issue in the future. The old implementation from the Fuuka days worked fairly well for us over the years, but it is time for us to look for better methods. We will be researching better alternatives when time permits, but it won’t be done any time soon.
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