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MariaDB Crash Course by Ben Forta

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18. Full-Text Searching

In this chapter, you learn how to use MariaDB’s full-text searching capabilities to perform sophisticated data querying and selection.

Understanding Full-Text Searching

Note: Not All Engines Support Full-Text Searching

As explained in Chapter 21, “Creating and Manipulating Tables,” MariaDB supports the use of several underlying database engines. The MariaDB ARIA engine supports full-text searching, and all the crashcourse tables were created to use the ARIA engine (by specifying ENGINE=Aria) in the CREATE TABLE statements in create.sql. Keep this in mind, if you need full-text searching functionality in your applications; you need to use an engine that supports this capability.

In Chapter 8, “Using Wildcard Filtering ...

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