On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 8:38 AM, John Mcleod <john.mcleod / hc.msu.edu> wrote:
> I have been informed that the production database will be Oracle.

You have my sympathies. :-)

Meanwhile, you might want to look into acts_as_solr.

FWIW,
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