Sometimes you might notice that it looks like you are being charged for more searches than you can see in your Algolia analytics.
Our Analytics dashboard provides an overview of searches targeting a specific index; those searches are determined by aggregating queries.
Typically, when implementing a "search as you type" experience, the search "iphone" will trigger a set of queries like "i", "ip", "iph", ..., "iphone".
We perform aggregation for our Analytics dashboard to surface the search intent and reduce as much noise as possible.
Each of these queries ("i", "ip", "iph", ..., "iphone") requires a "search operation". The application billing depends on those "search operations" that are detailed in the Monitoring tab.
Please also note that the Analytics dashboard currently only provides metrics at an index level, however the Monitoring tab displays the aggregation over all indices.