Story #4442

[API] [Workbench] Site-wide regex searching

Added by Bryan Cosca about 4 years ago. Updated over 1 year ago.

Status:
Resolved
Priority:
Normal
Assigned To:
-
Category:
Workbench
Target version:
Start date:
11/05/2014
Due date:
% Done:

0%

Estimated time:
Story points:
1.0

Description

Why stop at collections when we can search the entire curoverse using regex?

History

#1 Updated by Brett Smith about 4 years ago

  • Subject changed from Site-wide regex searching to [API] [Workbench] Site-wide regex searching
  • Category set to Workbench
  • Target version set to Arvados Future Sprints

#2 Updated by Tom Clegg about 4 years ago

Currently the search box is a "LIKE" query, so foo%baz will find foobarbaz site-wide.

It seems like it would be easy to add a ~ operator to the filters API, and use that for workbench search. Performance could be worse than LIKE for equivalent queries. Is there any other reason not to?

Either way it's probably a good idea to check up on our table indexing situation.

#3 Updated by Tom Clegg about 4 years ago

  • Story points set to 0.5

#4 Updated by Tom Clegg about 4 years ago

  • Story points changed from 0.5 to 1.0

#5 Updated by Tom Morris over 1 year ago

  • Status changed from New to Resolved

Full text search meets the bulk of this need.

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