Amazon AWS CloudSearch Competitors and Alternatives

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Sunit Chatterjee
Real User
User at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Feb 27 2018

What is most valuable?

* Document indexing * Text-based search API * Geospatial searches

How has it helped my organization?

We were able to build the core search functionality using this product.

What needs improvement?

Latlon data type only supports single value per document. All other types support multiple values. We faced issues with this because we had scenarios where, for each document, we needed to store… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I was not involved with pricing and licensing, I was only involved in implementation.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

This was the first implementation, we did not switch from any other product.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I would suggest looking at Elasticsearch. I am currently using it and I feel it is more flexible and easy to use.
AmrAhmed
Real User
User at Mobica
Nov 19 2019

What is most valuable?

It's the best solution for any company. It has a hosting ERP system for any task. AWS is stable. AWS is more flexible and its elastic concept is a new concept. It is also very secure. It has many layers of security, like hardware security and software security. This is a big issue.

What needs improvement?

Maybe they are common in Egypt, but you should make a request on Amazon to create a function to monitor CPU performance, memory, and files. It is very difficult in AWS. I would tell them it should be simple, just drag and drop. I think they could develop this option so we can drag and drop to… more»

What other advice do I have?

Yesterday, a friend asked me about our migration. He asked what worked and where we host our system. I would tell you the benefits of AWS and the latest in communication between Egypt and AWS. NTRA is the government communication in Egypt. It is very good and very bad. You might have to wait two… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Before we chose AWS, we used Microsoft Azure. We had a host in Royal, Google, and SAP as well. SAP has hosting on the cloud. We can host SAP on SAP Cloud. However because of cost and stability, we chose AWS. There are many things we compared between this, Azure, Google, and SAP. SAP is very… more»
Real User
Senior Consultant at Infosys Technologies Ltd
Jan 31 2020

What is most valuable?

There are plenty of services from the database. There are many features that are valuable. Scalability and agility are good. The pricing is okay. The quality of the solution is good. The solution delivers well on optimization. In terms of… more»

What needs improvement?

I don't have a deep knowledge of the solution and its compatibility, so I don't know if I can speak to what might be lacking. Scalability and agility could be improved slightly, even though we find them good right now. The solution should… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The solution is very cost-effective.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We also use Azure.

What other advice do I have?

My role and responsibility is to check the services of the security platform in question to see if it fits the requirements. For example, there are members of our team who are looking to leverage some services from the public cloud, I just… more»
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