JD wrote:FULLTEXT search has a lot to offer, but if pattern matching (%Boer%) is to> Hello,
> I want to search for a name in a mysql database. Name-searching can be
> Let's say I want to find "Boer". This should match "de Boer",
> "Jager-Boer" and "Boer-Kok" , but not "Boersma". I tried pattern
> matching, but this was far too slow.
> To me this looks like a standard problem, and there is probably a
> standard solution. Can someone help?
slow, maybe that's not the solution..