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The Ultimate Search for Rails - Episode 1
8 projects | dev.to | 16 Jan 2023
On the backend, we'll need a few tools. Apart from the classics (ActiveRecord scopes and the pg_search gem), you’ll see how the (yet officially unreleased but production-tested) all_futures gem, built by SR authors, will act as an ideal ephemeral object to temporarily store our filter params and host our search logic. Finally, we’ll use pagy for pagination duties.
Application Search Feature more that ActiveRecord;
2 projects | /r/rails | 15 May 2022
You can take a look at pg_search if you’re using Postgres
Instant search with Rails 6 and Hotwire
5 projects | dev.to | 6 Aug 2021
Cleaner, more performant database queries: Definitely don't just leave your query sitting in the controller! For production use cases, you'd want to consider an option like pg_search
Postgres Full-Text Search: A Search Engine in a Database
10 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 27 Jul 2021
If you are using Rails with Postgres you can use pg_search gem to build the named scopes to take advantage of full text search.
Tips for optimizing pg_search?
2 projects | /r/rails | 14 Apr 2021
Hey guys. Looking to release an app for mobile that will be using a rails API. The app will heavily rely on search. I know the go-to is to use elasticsearch but wanted to see if there was enough user demand for the MVP before shelling out $50/mo for the heroku add on. In the mean time I've been using pg_search. From the eye test it's performing okay but will be adding a table that houses over 350K records. With this in mind I was wondering if you all had any tips for increasing the overall speed for search from the model and controller level. Also should note that I'm open to any other free search gems if they deem bette fit.
Rails Search Bar
2 projects | dev.to | 18 Oct 2020
There are two basic search configurations with pg_search, a Single Model search scope or a multi Model configuration. In my case I am only using the Single Model configuration, but you can read more about multi-search in the documentation.
What are some alternatives?
ransack - Object-based searching.
Elasticsearch Rails - Elasticsearch integrations for ActiveModel/Record and Ruby on Rails
elasticsearch-ruby - Ruby integrations for Elasticsearch
Searchkick - Intelligent search made easy
MeiliSearch - A lightning-fast search API that fits effortlessly into your apps, websites, and workflow
zombodb - Making Postgres and Elasticsearch work together like it's 2023
Thinking Sphinx - Sphinx/Manticore plugin for ActiveRecord/Rails
pgsync - Sync data from one Postgres database to another
Sunspot - Solr-powered search for Ruby objects
SearchCop - Search engine like fulltext query support for ActiveRecord