DevX: Create a LAMP Search Engine Using Multithreaded Perl
Sep 09, 2004, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Until recently, people argued that Perl did not have stable
multithreaded capabilities. This article presents a Perl
application for which using multithreading capabilities makes
sense: a Web crawler with all the necessary components of a basic
search engine. The downloadable code includes the MySQL database
creation scripts, Perl code, and PHP interface files.
"The application requirements for the example are:
- "All open source
- "Small footprint
- "Ability to score content
- "Multithreaded application..."