MeiliSearch is a powerful, fast, open-source, easy to use, and deploy search engine. Both searching and indexing are highly customizable. Features such as typo-tolerance, filters, and synonyms are provided out-of-the-box. Meilisearch is a great Elasticsearch and Algolia alternative.
Here is how to deploy it in 3 steps with Qovery.
Qovery is a PaaS to deploy your full-stack apps on your AWS or Digital Ocean account. Free hosting on Digital Ocean is provided for individual developers. This is what I am going to use for this quick tutorial
Connect to the Qovery web interface with your Github or Gitlab account.
Give a name to your project.
Then select the Meilisearch template, click on "next", then click on "Deploy"
Congrats 👏, your Meilisearch instance is deployed and available through the provided public URL.
Check out the final video
In the next article, I will explain how to attach a custom domain.