> Our Sonic instance indexes half a billion objects (messages, articles, contacts). The compressed index is 20GB, and CPU usage under load is 10% of 1 Intel Xeon core. Sonic uses ~200MB of RAM for such a large index at worst, and 20MB when it’s cold-started. Search latency is under 1ms.

Wow, this is what Mastodon should be using instead of Elastic
*waits for Mastodon to implement Sonic*

> Postgres already exists

Wow, this is what Mastodon should be using instead of Sonic
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