Rails elasticsearch

I’m trying to use elasticsearch in my web service. I read the doc but it seems that it needs docker env. Is there a way to do this without docker knowledge? I am trying to install elastic search in my rails web service. Thanks.

Hi there,
ElasticSearch is a Java hungry service that needs to be run on it’s own service, it’s not something you install into a Rails web service - you can use it via Docker or you could use a hosted ElasticSearch service -using a service like https://bonsai.io/ perhaps. Also, if you’re using Postgres it has very good built in search so using ElasticSearch can be a bit overkill sometimes.

John B

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