from the welcome-to-the-monday dept.
Sean Fargo writes "This article has benchmarks for the latest versions of Lucene, Xapian, zettair, sqlite, and sphinx. It tests them by indexing Twitter and Medical Journals, providing comparative system stats and relevancy scores. All the benchmark code is open source."
If in any problem you find yourself doing an immense amount of work, the
answer can be obtained by simple inspection.