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Sonic Server

Fast, lightweight & schema-less search backend
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What is Sonic Server?

A fast, lightweight and schema-less search backend. It ingests search texts and identifier tuples that can then be queried against in microseconds.
Sonic Server is a tool in the Search Engines category of a tech stack.
Sonic Server is an open source tool with 12.3K GitHub stars and 405 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Sonic Server's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Sonic Server?

Sonic Server Integrations

Python, Node.js, PHP, Go, and Rust are some of the popular tools that integrate with Sonic Server. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with Sonic Server.

Sonic Server's Features

  • Search terms are stored in collections, organized in buckets
  • Search results return object identifiers
  • Search query typos are corrected
  • Insert and remove items in the index
  • Auto-complete any word in real-time
  • Full Unicode compatibility
  • Networked channel interface
  • Easy-to-use libraries

Sonic Server Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Sonic Server?
Sphinx
It lets you either batch index and search data stored in an SQL database, NoSQL storage, or just files quickly and easily — or index and search data on the fly, working with it pretty much as with a database server.
Lucene
Lucene Core, our flagship sub-project, provides Java-based indexing and search technology, as well as spellchecking, hit highlighting and advanced analysis/tokenization capabilities.
Apache Solr
It uses the tools you use to make application building a snap. It is built on the battle-tested Apache Zookeeper, it makes it easy to scale up and down.
MkDocs
It builds completely static HTML sites that you can host on GitHub pages, Amazon S3, or anywhere else you choose. There's a stack of good looking themes available. The built-in dev-server allows you to preview your documentation as you're writing it. It will even auto-reload and refresh your browser whenever you save your changes.
YugabyteDB
An open-source, high-performance, distributed SQL database built for resilience and scale. Re-uses the upper half of PostgreSQL to offer advanced RDBMS features, architected to be fully distributed like Google Spanner.
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Sonic Server's Followers
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