Apache Solr is a high performance search engine much like Elastic. On his blog Peter Steenbergen explains how you can use Solr in a Laravel app.

This is my second blog in a series about SOLR with the PHP Solarium library. My first blog was about the usage of OR filters to create Multi-Select facets with SOLR. With this blog item I will show you how easy it is to implement the PHP Solarium library in the Laravel framework.

http://petericebear.github.io/laravel-php-solarium-integration-20160725/