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both are nice and will do the job without too much pain. I've been running an es cluster for about a year now. I appreciate how easy it is to setup but the documentation is terrible. es doc should be a cross between rethinkdb and redis. that would make life easier for everybody.



Couldn't agree more. I think the problem with ElasticSearch docs is they assume the user already understands the inner workings of the Lucene search engine (after all, ElasticSearch is just a nice restful wrapper on top of that.)

If, as was my case, the most complex search you've ever made before was a fulltext search on a database field then you'll be lost for a good couple days until you understand what's going on.




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