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670 views|590 comparisons
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2,141 views|1,830 comparisons
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Ranking
8th
out of 11 in Search as a Service
Views
670
Comparisons
590
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
Rating
N/A
4th
out of 11 in Search as a Service
Views
2,141
Comparisons
1,830
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
404
Rating
7.0
Comparisons
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Overview

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.

Azure Search is a search-as-a-service cloud solution that gives developers APIs and tools for adding a rich search experience over your data in web, mobile, and enterprise applications. Functionality is exposed through a simple REST API or .NET SDK that masks the inherent complexity of search technology. In addition to APIs, the Azure portal provides administration and prototyping support. Infrastructure and availability are managed by Microsoft.
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Sample Customers
Birchbox, Twitch, Lacoste, Stripe, WW, Medium, Cousera, National Geographic, Zendesk, Magento
XOMNI, Real Madrid C.F., Weichert Realtors, JLL, NAV CANADA, Medihoo, autoTrader Corporation, Gjirafa
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider28%
Computer Software Company21%
Media Company8%
Government7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider20%
Media Company6%
Energy/Utilities Company6%
Find out what your peers are saying about Elastic, Amazon, Microsoft and others in Search as a Service. Updated: September 2021.
542,029 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Algolia is ranked 8th in Search as a Service while Azure Search is ranked 4th in Search as a Service with 2 reviews. Algolia is rated 0.0, while Azure Search is rated 7.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Azure Search writes "Access capabilities provide opportunities for dealing with various platforms". Algolia is most compared with Amazon AWS CloudSearch, ELK Elasticsearch, Amazon Elasticsearch Service and Solr, whereas Azure Search is most compared with ELK Elasticsearch, Amazon Kendra, Amazon Athena and Solr.

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