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Open Source elasticsearch Alternatives

The best open source alternative to elasticsearch is Apache Solr. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to elasticsearch and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to elasticsearch are MeiliSearch, Manticore search, Typesense and Golem.

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  1. Apache Solr icon

    Apache Solr

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    • Microsoft Azure
    34 alternatives to Apache Solr 

    Solr is an open source enterprise search server based on Lucene search library, with XML/HTTP and JSON APIs. Its major features include powerful full-text search, hit highlighting, faceted search, dynamic clustering, database integration, and rich document handling.

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    Almost everyone thinks Apache Solr is a great alternative to elasticsearch.
  2. MeiliSearch icon

    MeiliSearch

    • Self-Hosted
    • Rust
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    16 alternatives to MeiliSearch 

    MeiliSearch 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.

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    1.  Full-Text SearchMeiliSearch lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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  3. Manticore search icon

    Manticore search

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Linux
    40 alternatives to Manticore search 

    Open source search server designed to be fast, scalable and with powerful and accurate full-text search capabilities derived from Sphinx search project.

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    1.  Full-Text SearchManticore search lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
  4. Typesense icon

    Typesense

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    10 alternatives to Typesense 

    An open source, blazing fast, typo tolerant search engine for building delightful search experiences. Focuses on developer happiness and ease of use, with a painless out-of-the-box experience.

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    1.  Full-Text SearchTypesense lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
  5. Golem icon

    Golem

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    75 alternatives to Golem 

    Golem is a global, open sourced, decentralized supercomputer that anyone can access. It's made up of the combined power of user's machines, from personal laptops to entire datacenters.

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    1.  DecentralizedGolem is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.


  6. RediSearch icon

    RediSearch

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    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    10 alternatives to RediSearch 

    Redisearch implements a search engine on top of Redis, but unlike other Redis search libraries, it does not use internal data structures like sorted sets.

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  7. Elasticlunr

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    5 alternatives to Elasticlunr 

    Elasticlunr.js, lightweight full-text search engine in Javascript for browser search and offline search. Elasticlunr.js is developed based on Lunr.js, but more flexible than lunr.js. Elasticlunr.js provides Query-Time boosting and field search.

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  8. OpenSearch icon

    OpenSearch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
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    • Online
    • VirtualBox
    • Self-Hosted
    • Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
    • Amazon Web Services
    • Linux Mint
    • Ubuntu
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Docker
    • VMware Player
    23 alternatives to OpenSearch 

    OpenSearch is a community-driven, open source search and analytics suite derived from Apache 2.0 licensed Elasticsearch 7.10.2 & Kibana 7.10.2. It consists of a search engine daemon, and a visualization and user interface, OpenSearch Dashboards.

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  9. Apache Lucene icon

    Apache Lucene

    6 alternatives to Apache Lucene 

    High-performance, full-featured text search engine library written entirely in Java. It is a technology suitable for nearly any application that requires full-text search, especially cross-platform. Apache Lucene is a open source.

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  10. Metasearch icon

    Metasearch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Docker
    6 alternatives to Metasearch 

    Search aggregator for Slack, Google Docs, GitHub, and more.

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