Elastica VS Sphinx Search

Compare Elastica vs Sphinx Search and see what are their differences.


Elastica is a PHP client for elasticsearch (by ruflin)

Sphinx Search

Sphinx Search library provides SphinxQL indexing and searching features (by ripaclub)
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Elastica Sphinx Search
1 0
2,145 61
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8.5 0.0
1 day ago over 4 years ago
MIT License BSD 2-clause "Simplified" License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of Elastica. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.
  • Our experience with upgrading ElasticSearch
    1 project | dev.to | 6 Jul 2021
    Instead of a three-page procedure we now had five console commands: Create, Delete, Index, Replay and AddToQueue all of which used ruflin/elastica to communicate with the ElasticSearch cluster in the background.

Sphinx Search

Posts with mentions or reviews of Sphinx Search. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning Sphinx Search yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Elastica and Sphinx Search you can also consider the following projects:

ElasticSearch PHP - Official PHP low-level client for Elasticsearch.

TNTSearch - A fully featured full text search engine written in PHP

SphinxQL query builder - SphinxQL Query Builder generates SphinxQL, a SQL dialect, which is used to query the Sphinx search engine. (Composer Package)

Solarium - PHP Solr client library