Sonic, the Lightweight Search Engine Backend Is an Alternative to Elasticsearch

Sonic, the lightweight search engine backend is an alternative to Elasticsearch

Looking for a lightweight alternative search backend to Elasticsearch? Sonic is a search backend written in Rust. It aims for a low CPU footprint and uses around 30 MB of RAM.

See its speed benchmarks and its search query features. Find out how to get started. According to the DB-Engines Ranking, Elasticsearch is currently in the top ten database management systems.

Despite its popularity and usage, alternative tools exist for users who feel that Elasticsearch does not meet their specific use cases. Sonic is one of these alternatives. It isa “fast, lightweight & schema-less search backend”, runs on just a few MBs of RAM, and was written in Rust.