Optimized text search with pg_search gem - Part II

08-04-2021 8 minutes reading.

In part I of this post I explained a little about the concept and features of Full Text Searching do PostgreSQL and I committed to explain with a little Ruby on Rails project through PgSearch gem, so let’s go.

Optimized text search with pg_search gem - Part I

18-01-2021 5 minutes reading.

Sinking on the internet I found the PgSearch gem which takes advantage of the Full Text Searching features of PostgreSQL. This Full Text Searching concept refers to computer strategies and techniques to optimize searches of words, phrases or even combinations of words, in big and multiple texts stored in a database. It has been a wide area of study and research within Computer Science since 1990.