Search: ElasticSearch vs Postrsql


Functionality

Postresql: A basic database search for the database that stores all your MP data.

ElasticsearchAn open-source, broadly-distributable, readily-scalable, enterprise-grade search engine. Accessible through an extensive and elaborate API, Elasticsearch can power extremely fast searches that support your data discovery applications.

Here is an article that provides a bit more information on ElasticSearch:

https://qbox.io/blog/what-is-elasticsearch


Default Search Order

If the search is Geo based, then the listings are sorted by closeness (ascending) to the target location. Otherwise, they are sorted by a score generated by elasticsearch for each result item.


Location

Admin Dash > Manage > Transactable Types > Search > 'Search Engine'