Zinc is a next generation search engine written in Go

Zinc Search engine. A lightweight alternative to Elasticsearch that requires minimal resources, written in Go.

Zinc is a search engine that does full text indexing. It is a lightweight alternative to Elasticsearch and runs using a fraction of the resources. It uses bluge as the underlying indexing library.

It is very simple and easy to operate as opposed to Elasticsearch which requires a couple dozen knobs to understand and tune which you can get up and running in 2 minutes

It is a drop-in replacement for Elasticsearch if you are just ingesting data using APIs and searching using kibana (Kibana is not supported with zinc. Zinc provides its own UI).

Check the below video for a quick demo of Zinc.

Features

  1. Provides full text indexing capability
  2. Rich admin user-interface
  3. Single binary for installation and running. Binaries available under releases for multiple platforms.
  4. Web UI for querying data written in Vue
  5. Compatibility with Elasticsearch APIs for ingestion of data (single record and bulk API)
  6. Out of the box authentication
  7. Schema less - No need to define schema upfront and different documents in the same index can have different fields.
  8. Index storage in s3 and minio (experimental)
  9. aggregation support
  10. Search filters
  11. Supports bulk ingestion
  12. Comes with a rich API set
  13. Built-in query editor
  14. It supports complex queries

License

Zinc is an open-source released under the Apache License Version 2.0.

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