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Sonic Server vs MeiliSearch: What are the differences?

Developers describe Sonic Server as "Fast, lightweight & schema-less search backend". A fast, lightweight and schema-less search backend. It ingests search texts and identifier tuples that can then be queried against in microseconds. On the other hand, MeiliSearch is detailed as "*Ultra relevant, instant and typo-tolerant full-text search API *". It is a powerful, fast, open-source, easy to use, and deploy search engine. The search and indexation are fully customizable and handles features like typo-tolerance, filters, and synonyms.

Sonic Server and MeiliSearch can be categorized as "Search Engines" tools.

Some of the features offered by Sonic Server are:

  • Search terms are stored in collections, organized in buckets

- Search results return object identifiers

On the other hand, MeiliSearch provides the following key features:

  • Search as-you-type experience (answers < 50ms)
  • Full-text search
  • Typo tolerant (understands typos and spelling mistakes)

Sonic Server and MeiliSearch are both open source tools. It seems that Sonic Server with 8.05K GitHub stars and 233 forks on GitHub has more adoption than MeiliSearch with 731 GitHub stars and 24 GitHub forks.

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    What is MeiliSearch?

    It is a powerful, fast, open-source, easy to use, and deploy search engine. The search and indexation are fully customizable and handles features like typo-tolerance, filters, and synonyms.

    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.

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    What are some alternatives to MeiliSearch and Sonic Server?
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