Articles, tutorials, walkthroughs

English

«Build a custom search engine with PHP» (recommended reading!), by Martin Streicher
A nice starters' walkthrough on installing and integrating Sphinx.

«Using Sphinx for non-full-text queries», by Alexey Kovyrin
Alexey shares his benchmarks from production use of Sphinx as a distributed database (a kind of).

«Installing Sphinx and Ultrasphinx on Windows»
Short walkthrough on the topic.

«In-depth Django-Sphinx tutorial», by David Cramer
For the Pythonians, by the Pythonians!

«Replacing MySQL Full-text search with Sphinx», by Vlad Fedorkov
Quick guide on replacement MySQL Full-Text search with Sphinx.

«Beast acts_as_sphinx», by Philip C. Plumlee
In his blog post, Philip shows how do add a search engine to an online forum using test-driven development on Rails.

«Rails searching with Sphinx»
Shortly comparing all those Rails plugins.

«Doktus launched», by Arthur Koziel
Briefly mentioning how S. ties in instead of L. (or, more formally, ZSL)

«Going beyond full text search», by Peter Zaitsev
Peter talks about non-fulltext Sphinx applications.

«Searching the world in 231 seconds», by Evan Weaver
Doing it on the Rails, with Evan's Ultrasphinx plugin.

«PHP Search Engine Showdown», by Michael Douma
In which Sphinx takes a small part.

Russian

«Build a custom search engine with PHP», by Martin Streicher
A nice starters' walkthrough on installing and integrating Sphinx.

Czech

«Fulltext search with Sphinx», by Jakub Vrana
Some introductory Sphinx reading.

Italian

«Sphinx, the Russian black magic», by Ludovico Magnocavallo
Overview and walkthrough in Italian.

Turkish

«Sphinx Search Engine Kurulum ve Temel Yapılandırma», by Salih Giray
Installation and basic configuration of Sphinx explained in Turkish.