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"We chose AWS because of its cost and stability."
Algolia helps businesses across industries quickly create relevant, scalable, and lightning fast search and discovery experiences. Algolia’s mission is to make every search interaction meaningful and rewarding. Our hosted platform reduces the complexity of building relevant digital experiences. More than 7,500 companies like WW, Lacoste, Twitch, Medium and Stripe rely on Algolia’s enterprise-grade APIs to manage over 60 billion search queries a month.
Founded in 2012, Algolia is backed by $74M in funding from Accel Partners, Alven Capital, Point Nine Capital and Storm Ventures. The team is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Paris, London, New York, and Atlanta. To learn more, visit www.algolia.com.
Amazon CloudSearch is a managed service in the AWS Cloud that makes it simple and cost-effective to set up, manage, and scale a search solution for your website or application.
Amazon CloudSearch supports 34 languages and popular search features such as highlighting, autocomplete, and geospatial search. With Amazon CloudSearch, you can quickly add rich search capabilities to your website or application. You don't need to become a search expert or worry about hardware provisioning, setup, and maintenance. With a few clicks in the AWS Management Console, you can create a search domain and upload the data that you want to make searchable, and Amazon CloudSearch will automatically provision the required resources and deploy a highly tuned search index.
You can easily change your search parameters, fine tune search relevance, and apply new settings at any time. As your volume of data and traffic fluctuates, Amazon CloudSearch seamlessly scales to meet your needs.
Algolia is ranked 8th in Search as a Service while Amazon AWS CloudSearch is ranked 2nd in Search as a Service with 3 reviews. Algolia is rated 0.0, while Amazon AWS CloudSearch is rated 8.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Amazon AWS CloudSearch writes "Has worldwide stability and many layers of security, like hardware security and software security". Algolia is most compared with ELK Elasticsearch, Amazon Elasticsearch Service, Solr, Azure Search and Amazon Kendra, whereas Amazon AWS CloudSearch is most compared with Amazon Kendra, ELK Elasticsearch, Amazon Athena, Amazon Elasticsearch Service and Azure Search.
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