Can elastic search be used as a web search engine?


(Sandeep) #1

Assuming that I crawl a small subset of the web and upload the contents of the crawl to a database, can elastic search be used to retrieve and rank the contents? I would also like to do some elementary link analysis, so it would have to rank the results according to some link-based metric. I am essentially re-creating a web search engine.


(David Pilato) #2

Our site search SaaS offer does that basically. It's all based on elasticsearch plus specific developments so I guess we can answer that elasticsearch can be used for that.


(system) #3

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