DevX: Create a LAMP Search Engine Using Multithreaded Perl

“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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