Thinking Sphinx VS Sunspot

Compare Thinking Sphinx vs Sunspot and see what are their differences.

Thinking Sphinx

Sphinx/Manticore plugin for ActiveRecord/Rails (by pat)

Sunspot

Solr-powered search for Ruby objects (by sunspot)
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Thinking Sphinx Sunspot
0 0
1,619 2,959
- 0.1%
6.1 2.1
3 months ago 3 months ago
Ruby JavaScript
MIT License MIT License
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Thinking Sphinx

Posts with mentions or reviews of Thinking Sphinx. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning Thinking Sphinx yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

Sunspot

Posts with mentions or reviews of Sunspot. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning Sunspot yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Thinking Sphinx and Sunspot you can also consider the following projects:

ransack - Object-based searching.

Elasticsearch Rails - Elasticsearch integrations for ActiveModel/Record and Ruby on Rails

Searchkick - Intelligent search made easy

elasticsearch-ruby - Ruby integrations for Elasticsearch

pg_search - pg_search builds ActiveRecord named scopes that take advantage of PostgreSQL’s full text search

has_scope - Map incoming controller parameters to named scopes in your resources

elastics - Simple ElasticSearch client for ruby with AR integration