Lucene vs Searchkick: What are the differences?
Developers describe Lucene as "A high-performance, full-featured text search engine library written entirely in Java". Lucene Core, our flagship sub-project, provides Java-based indexing and search technology, as well as spellchecking, hit highlighting and advanced analysis/tokenization capabilities. On the other hand, Searchkick is detailed as "Intelligent search made easy". Searchkick learns what your users are looking for. As more people search, it gets smarter and the results get better. It’s friendly for developers - and magical for your users.
Lucene and Searchkick can be categorized as "Search Engines" tools.
Some of the features offered by Lucene are:
- over 150GB/hour on modern hardware
- small RAM requirements -- only 1MB heap
- incremental indexing as fast as batch indexing
On the other hand, Searchkick provides the following key features:
- stemming - tomatoes matches tomato
- special characters - jalapeno matches jalapeño
- extra whitespace - dishwasher matches dish washer
Searchkick is an open source tool with 4.96K GitHub stars and 582 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Searchkick's open source repository on GitHub.