Practical Full-Text Search in PostgreSQL

Bill Karwin

From PostgreSQL Conference West Speakers

Odds are if you develop database applications you have been asked to make a large table of textual data searchable. How can we do this most reliably and efficiently? Bill compares a range of techniques to search text data in PostgreSQL: - Ad hoc searching with the LIKE predicate. - PostgreSQL Text Search features. - Sphinx Search engine. - Google Custom Search. - Tagging architecture.




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