Search engine

hello all
I am trying to develop a search functionality that performs searchin by
user id, searching by name as part of my application in rails3 … could
anybody suggest ?

You could just use SQL if your needs are very simple. It’s a
solution, just do a query using LIKE and wildcards, but be careful not
open your app to SQL injection.

If that’s not enough, several databases have full text search, which may
may not be good.

The next step is to use something like Sphinx to index your data, but
it becomes quite complex.

use thinking-sphinx gem

2011/8/22 J. Pablo Fernández [email protected]

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Yes, of course, thinking-sphinx… well there are other gems but I
tried them. Even then, you have to maintain Sphinx itself running, which
sometimes can be a pain.