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We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on various public social media platforms and blogs. They can help you see what people think about Typesense and what they use it for.
  • FlowDiver: The Road to SSR - Part 1
    Disregarding props-drilling technique in favor of a more reliable and elegant solution we looked for inspiration elsewhere. Another project of ours .find was using Typesense/Algolia components, which looked a bit like black-box/magic, but at the same time provided a clean approach to build complex and highly customizable solutions. - Source: / about 1 month ago
  • Open Source alternatives to tools you Pay for
    Typesense - Open Source Alternative to Algolia. - Source: / 6 months ago
  • DNS record "" is gone
    If you like your penny take a look at Typesense - nothing to complain here. Especially nothing complain about pricing. - Source: Hacker News / 8 months ago
  • Obsidian Publish full text search
    I haven’t used Publish, but I’d assume you could use something like to index and search the vault. Source: 12 months ago
  • DynamoDB search options
    A cheaper option would be to use You can use DynamoDb streams to automatically load records. It has worked well for me. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Is it worth using Postgres' builtin full-text search or should I go straight to Elastic?
    I’m also checking out Typesense as a possibility for replacing Elastic: Source: about 1 year ago
  • Best 5 Ecommerce Search Engines for Developers
    Typesense is a search engine that offers advanced search capabilities like instant search, typo tolerance, and faceted search when integrated into a website. Typesense's search algorithms are designed to produce fast, accurate results, even when dealing with large amounts of data. - Source: / over 1 year ago
  • Meilisearch v1.0 – the open-source Rust alternative to Algolia and Elasticsearch
    Compared to ? - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • Storing OpenAI embeddings in Postgres with pgvector
    Disclaimer: I work on Typesense [1] (an open source alternative to Algolia + Pinecone) and we recently added Vector Search as a feature to Typesense [2]. Postgres can do a lot of things, but for large enough datasets and/or when you want to add filtering into the mix along with vector search, then it becomes slow. And at that point you want to use a dedicated vector search database. It's similar to how Postgres... - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • Search subpar(?)
    They told me they are moving to for search, not sure when it's arriving. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Search box and results component
    You can use Algolia's Instantsearch UI components with Typesense using this adapter. Source: over 1 year ago
  • A Journey in E-commerce Search
    Recently had a good experience with Typesense [0] for implementing ecommerce search. We solved the "blue shirts" problem by grouping a products color variants together using `group_by` and ranking by text match. The best "matching" shirts are then likely blue. This is a bit simplified, and not exactly the same case, but it worked surprisingly well. [0] - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
    I used Typesense (, it has a generous free trial, is super easy to set up and works super well. The client side SDK is super easy to use too, very similar to the Firebase SDK as far as ease-of-use goes. I'd definitely highly recommend it, my experience with it so far has been perfect. Source: over 1 year ago
  • I made an app that lets you search up (almost) anything Destiny has ever said in his streams
    There was a lot of internal struggle on what to use honestly, but I found Typesense to be the best "database" with my tests. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Where should I connect to a database that is not supported by Django?
    There is no particular one, I'm just exploring ideas, for the current project I will most likely use only PostgreSQL but I was thinking about using a search engine: typesense (I might still pull a trigger). Source: over 1 year ago
  • typesense - an open source search engine
    I have written a couple of blog posts about typesense Source: over 1 year ago
  • How to Optimize Strapi With On-Site Search
    Typesense is an open-source search engine built using the C++ language. Through its dynamic sorting and typo tolerance features, you can deliver an instant search-as-you-type experience for site visitors. - Source: / over 1 year ago
  • Ask HN: Solr/Ed Alternatives?
    Have a look at Typesense: Disclaimer: I work on Typesense. - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • v0.62.0 (now with more data for 🤓s)
    More search engines (Typesense for example!). Source: over 1 year ago
  • An alternative to Elasticsearch that runs on a few MBs of RAM
    True, but most deployments are also just generic searching of records like Algolia rather than using all the low-level functionality. Tyoesense is probably the most compete competitor in that regard: - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • An alternative to Elasticsearch that runs on a few MBs of RAM
    I would like to suggest - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Typesense

Best Elasticsearch alternatives for search
A plug for yours truly! At Relevance AI, we’re building an Elasticsearch alternative that is very different to alternatives like Algolia and Typesense. Relevance AI search is an instant search API that understands “semantics”.
5 Open-Source Search Engines For your Website
Typesense is a fast, typo-tolerant search engine for building delightful search experiences. It claims that it is an Easier-to-Use ElasticSearch Alternative & an Open Source Algolia Alternative.
Recommendations for Poor Man's ElasticSearch on AWS?
Oh hey! I'm one of the co-founders of Typesense. Delighted to stumble on a mention of Typesense on Indiehackers. Long time lurker, first time poster :)

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