This topic describes how to activate the search engine service provided by ApsaraDB for Lindorm (Lindorm). The search engine service is called LindormSearch.


The resource capacity of your cluster is evaluated before you purchase LindormSearch. This topic provides some general suggestions for you to help you plan your cluster capacity. For more information, see Plan the cluster capacity.

Independently purchase LindormSearch

  1. Log on to the Lindorm console and click Create to create an instance.
  2. Select the specifications of LindormSearch. If your main business requirement is to search, we recommend that you select high specification nodes. The number of nodes must be at least 2. After you purchase LindormSearch, you can change the instance specifications and the number of nodes based on your business requirements. If you have questions about how to select specifications, you can join the DingTalk group to seek help from experts or submit a ticket for consultation. For more information, see Expert support. Search engine specifications

Enable the full-text indexing feature for the wide table engine

If the wide table engine is activated and you need to search data in the wide table engine, you can enable the full-text indexing feature.

  1. In the left-side navigation pane, click Full-text Indexes and click Activate Now. image-01
  2. Select the specifications of LindormSearch and Lindorm Tunnel Service (LTS).
  3. Click Buy Now.

View the activation progress

After the payment is complete, the instance status changes to the Initializing state in the Lindorm console. After the state of the instance changes to Running, you can start to use the instance.