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Meet Manticore Search

High performance full-text search engine with SQL and JSON support Drop-in replacement for Sphinx Search. Guaranteed to stay open source. Highly scalable.

March 6, 2019

Manticore Search 2.8.1 GA release

We are pleased to announce the release of Manticore Search 2.8.1 GA.

Prebuilt packages available for Debian,Ubuntu, Red Hat/CentOS, Windows and OSX can be downloaded from here.

 To improve the relevance of our customers’ results we use Manticore Search as our data indexing solution, and Manticore Percolate Queries for real-time filtering of data in transit.  read more

Jay Krall

VP Product, SocialGist

We’ve chosen this product because of the high performance compared to alternatives, the ability to expand the functionality with help of udf-functions and the availability of SQL-like query more

Ivan Ivanov

Team leader, OWOX
We contacted Manticore’s free support on Slack with questions related to migrating form Sphinx search.
In 30 minutes we had the first reply, and a few days later our issue was resolved, and we now using Manticore search to perform over 5 billion queries every day. read more

Alexander Sørnes

Senior Developer, JMT Nordic


text search

Over 20 full-text operators, over 20 ranking factors, custom rankers that allow creating complex searchs

Distributed indexes and
high availability

Indexes can spread across multiple servers with built-in load balacing and mirroring


RT indexes allows updates be instant available for searching


Developed from Sphinx 2.3, Manticore Search is fully compatible with Sphinx


Flexible geosearch and geometry functions


Schemaless data can be used for filtering, grouping and sorting

Blazing-fast documents matching against stored criteria


Out-of-box facets on any attribute


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meet the team

Our team of tech superheroes are leading experts in the field of full-text search. We share a mission to develop the best possible search engine in the world- with the best possible user support to boot.

Sergey Nikolaev


Stanislav Klinov

Senior Core Developer

Ilya Kyznetsov

Senior Core Developer

Alexey Vinogradov

Senior Core Developer

Gloria Vinogradova

Duty officer

Adrian Nuta

Director of Support