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8th
out of 11 in Search as a Service
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633
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Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
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out of 11 in Search as a Service
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2,233
Comparisons
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1
Average Words per Review
422
Rating
8.0
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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 Elasticsearch Service is a managed service that makes it easy to deploy, operate, and scale Elasticsearch clusters in the AWS Cloud.

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Sample Customers
Birchbox, Twitch, Lacoste, Stripe, WW, Medium, Cousera, National Geographic, Zendesk, Magento
VIDCOIN, Wyng, Yellow New Zealand, zipMoney, Cimri, Siemens, Unbabel
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider28%
Computer Software Company24%
Media Company7%
Government6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Media Company38%
Computer Software Company21%
Comms Service Provider16%
Financial Services Firm4%
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554,382 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Algolia is ranked 8th in Search as a Service while Amazon Elasticsearch Service is ranked 2nd in Search as a Service with 1 review. Algolia is rated 0.0, while Amazon Elasticsearch Service is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Amazon Elasticsearch Service writes "Timely support, recovers easily from failure, and in general it makes our lives easy". Algolia is most compared with Amazon AWS CloudSearch, ELK Elasticsearch, Solr, Amazon Kendra and Azure Search, whereas Amazon Elasticsearch Service is most compared with Amazon Kendra, Amazon Athena and Amazon AWS CloudSearch.

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