Sphinx Technologies Inc., Announces Sphinx Search Day 2012 in Santa Clara, CA

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The leaders in open source high-performance search announce the first U.S. conference dedicated to community and business-critical use of Sphinx Search.

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We are pleased to announce Sphinx Search Day in the USA.

This marks the first U.S. opportunity for the Sphinx user community to come together and showcase the performance, scalability, and flexibility that has 'wow'd' users like Boardreader, Craigslist, Dailymotion, Hubpages, and Scribd. Please join us on the 13th of April 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, to learn how and most importantly why, Sphinx is the solution for your search!

The Sphinx Search Day 2012, is a one-day technical conference that promises to educate beginners and drive innovation for long-time search enthusiast. A majority of the talks will be delivered by 'real-world' users and community members. For instance, Jeremy Zawodny an active blogger and engineer at Craigslist, will be presenting on how they use Sphinx to scale their search past 200 million queries per/day on just 15 machines.

But wait there's more... the Sphinx team joined forces with the organizers of SkySQL & MariaDB Solutions Day and Drizzle Day to provide joint access to all three events. Thus, if one is interested in the database innovations of SkySQL/MariaDB and Drizzle along with the searching capabilities of Sphinx. Simply register at the Sphinx Search Day 2012 page and attend all three events.

Why attend?

  • Scale with your peers: real-world use cases detail scaling your search past 200 million queries/day and over 18 billion documents.
  • Maximize your Database: through performance tutorials and best practices for search minded SQL database administrators, developers, and engineers.
  • Learn about Sphinx: how and where it’s being implemented, what's next for Sphinx, and from discussions within the Sphinx community.
  • Interact with Sphinx: Speak with the creators and developers of Sphinx and tell them what riddle you want this search engine to solve.

Who should attend?

  • (MY)SQL Database Administrators
  • Application Architects and Software Engineers
  • Web Developers
  • Anyone with Data to be searched

Cost of attending?

  • Inline with Sphinx's Open Source roots, this conference FREE to registered attendees.
  • Better yet, Sphinx is even paying for lunch. All we ask is that one pre-registers given space is limited.

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