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Application: search-performance-explorer

Shows changes in search results for running A/B tests

Ownership

#govuk-platform-health owns the application and is responsible for updating its dependencies.

Hosting

The production version of this application is hosted on Heroku.

README

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Tools for exploring how the GOV.UK search is performing and comparing multiple implementations to each other.

Technical documentation

This is a Ruby on Rails application that compares the results of an A/B test.

The repository also contains some other utilities for developing and testing search.

Live version

There is a live version of this application running at https://search-performance-explorer.herokuapp.com/

Running the web application

  • Clone this repository
  • bundle install
  • bundle exec rails s -p 3000
  • The application will now run on localhost:3000

Running the command line checks

See benchmarking search using the health check script.

Rake tasks

Run rake 'debug:explain[your search query]' to get a simplified Elasticsearch explain plan for any search query. This can be used to understand why particular results are showing up in the search results.

Running the tests

bundle exec rake

Screenshots

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