What is Zinc?
It is a search engine that does full text indexing. It is a lightweight alternative to Elasticsearch and runs in less than 100 MB of RAM. 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.
Zinc is a tool in the Search Engines category of a tech stack.
Zinc is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Zinc's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Zinc?
- Lightweight alternative to elasticsearch
- Requires minimal resources
- Web UI for querying data written in Vue
- Out of the box authentication
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