# Under the hood

This section explores how MeiliSearch works under the hood.

This information is not necessary to set up MeiliSearch, but it may help you master some of the intricacies of our engine, or make your own contribution to MeiliSearch.

# Table of contents

To better understand some of the algorithms behind our beloved search engine, check out the following reference articles:

Bucket Sort
Concatenate and Split Queries
Data Types
Prefix Search
Storage
Tokenization
Typo Tolerance