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Most performant way to build an analytics dashboard from a relational database backend that only stores numeric values, where the data the end-user sees is "categorized" into numeric brackets (e.g. 60-79 = Med, 80-100 = High, etc)
2 projects | /r/rails | 11 Dec 2022
I run a large scale production application that does something along these lines. If the data needs to be close to real-time, I'd say use `searchkick` + Elasticsearch, and use `searchkick`'s async feature to "stream" the data from your table to the ES index. Your dashboard will then just query from the ES index via searchkick.
Postgres Full Text Search vs. the Rest
21 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 14 Oct 2022
You're right, that's actually what we implemented, application-level hooks, but they needed development and maintenance effort that come for free with the adapter we're using for OpenSearch integration, which also comes with welcome features: synonyms, partial matches, and many others.
Spoiler, the adapter is Searchkick: https://github.com/ankane/searchkick
Full-text Search with Elasticsearch in Rails
9 projects | dev.to | 17 Aug 2022
Swapping Elasticsearch for Meilisearch in Rails feat. Docker
2 projects | dev.to | 23 Jun 2022
Convinced? Ok read on and I’ll show you what switching from Elasticsearch to Meilisearch looked like for a real production app — ScribeHub. We also moved from Ankane’s excellent Searchkick gem to the first party meilisearch-rails gem and I’ll show you the changes there as well.
Searching/Querying with Active Record Encryption
4 projects | /r/rails | 8 Jun 2022
If you want to use a look-aside pattern (like you might have used with Searchkick + Elasticsearch), you should check out ActiveStash: https://github.com/cipherstash/activestash
Full Text Searching in a MySQL database via rails.
2 projects | /r/rails | 14 Mar 2022
ransack VS Searchkick - a user suggested alternative
2 projects | 12 Aug 2021
Searchkick learns what your users are looking for. As more people search, it gets smarter and the results get better. It’s friendly for developers - and magical for your users. BONUS: it's written and supported by "ankane" who has flawless reputation amongst the Ruby community.
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What are some alternatives?
chewy - High-level Elasticsearch Ruby framework based on the official elasticsearch-ruby client
Elasticsearch Rails - Elasticsearch integrations for ActiveModel/Record and Ruby on Rails
ransack - Object-based searching.
pg_search - pg_search builds ActiveRecord named scopes that take advantage of PostgreSQL’s full text search
Sunspot - Solr-powered search for Ruby objects
elasticsearch-ruby - Ruby integrations for Elasticsearch
has_scope - Map incoming controller parameters to named scopes in your resources
textacular - Textacular exposes full text search capabilities from PostgreSQL, and allows you to declare full text indexes. Textacular will extend ActiveRecord with named_scope methods making searching easy and fun!