SeSQL (Search Engine SQL) is a free software for handling advanced SQL search on huge databases of documents/articles from Django applications.

It supports features like :

  • full text search ;
  • complex queries ;
  • stable pagination ;
  • extra-fast "short queries" for retrieving a few matching recent items ;
  • multiple and composite indexes ;
  • semi-automatic dependency tracking ;
  • highlighting of results ;
  • search history and statistics.

It was written by Pilot Systems ( and Libération (

For more information, look into the doc/ directory.