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MediaWiki and Phabricator supports Elasticsearch.

While we have no firm plan to implement it, elasticsearch seems to be a good stuff. Maybe we can (in the future) use it for high-traffic wikis and Phabricator.

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revi created this task.Nov 26 2017, 20:13
revi changed the task status from Open to Stalled.
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revi moved this task from Incoming to Radar on the revi board.Nov 26 2017, 20:14

I think the best course of action in this case would be to expand our current parsoid1 server and make it a misc3. We could host Elasticsearch and Collection there.

Reception123 moved this task from Radar to Discussion on the Operations board.Nov 26 2017, 20:17
John added a subscriber: John.Nov 26 2017, 22:17

Parsoid, Collection and ES are all memory/cpu heavy services. Hosting them all on a small memory server seems a) unwise b) unreliable.

We looked at ES originally and decided resources v gain was little so unless the gain has increased in usage, I doubt the resources are there for it.

John changed the task status from Stalled to Open.Feb 20 2018, 19:09
John added a comment.Feb 23 2018, 22:22

I'm still not convinced about the benefits of this. For new infrastructure there should be an identified benefit and identified user base and I don't think this really has either.

Search index in db* seems fine, disk intensive but fine.

@Southparkfan will probably have his yes/no on this fairly quickly.

Elasticsearch is definitely the best option, but not needed yet imho.

Southparkfan closed this task as Declined.Feb 23 2018, 22:31
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