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DevX: Create a LAMP Search Engine Using Multithreaded Perl

Sep 09, 2004, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Carr, Tim Cambier)


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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:

  1. "All open source
  2. "Small footprint
  3. "Ability to score content
  4. "Multithreaded application..."

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