I've summarised how much searchmysite.net (the open source search engine and search as a service) has cost over the past 6 months, and estimated how much it may cost to keep going in future: https://blog.searchmysite.net/posts/searchmysite.net-the-delicate-matter-of-the-bill/ Short summary: it is (perhaps) surprisingly expensive to run a search engine and search as a service. The good news is that there is a plan to cover costs (without resorting to advertising). Let's see if it works. #searchmysite
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