http://www.teenwag.com/search?q=sports+illustrated&btn=Search

http://www.teenwag.com/search?q=%09+Antonella+Barba&btn=Search
http://www.teenwag.com/search?q=%09+Anna+Nicole+smith&btn=Search

Accelarated and GZIP compressed
Served deliciously by Lighttpd
Ruby on rails 5
Search engine driven by Ferret
AJAX by prototype
Index size 42 million
average time per search request is .01 sec
App about 3 times faster than PHP
about 5 times faster than mod_python + twisted
love factor - love ruby
thanks guys for all the help