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Pros
"In case there is a failure, Elastic manages everything well, and there no major downtime."

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"The most valuable feature is the ability to perform a natural language search.""One of the best aspects of the solution is the indexing. It's already indexed to all the fields in the category. We don't need to spend so much extra effort to do the indexing. It's great."

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Cons
"The configuration should be more straightforward because we had to select a lot of things."

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"The performance for this solution, in terms of queries, could be improved.""It does take a little bit of effort to use and understand the solution. It would help us a lot if the solution offered up more documentation or tutorials to help with training or troubleshooting."

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"Compared to other cloud platforms, it is manageable and not very expensive."

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"The only costs in addition to the standard licensing fees are related to the hardware, depending on whether it is cloud-based, or on-premise."

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Overview

Amazon Elasticsearch Service is a managed service that makes it easy to deploy, operate, and scale Elasticsearch clusters in the AWS Cloud.

Solr is highly reliable, scalable and fault tolerant, providing distributed indexing, replication and load-balanced querying, automated failover and recovery, centralized configuration and more. Solr powers the search and navigation features of many of the world's largest internet sites.
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Sample Customers
VIDCOIN, Wyng, Yellow New Zealand, zipMoney, Cimri, Siemens, UnbabeleHarmony, Sears, StubHub, Best Buy, Instagram, Netflix, Disney, AT&T, eBay, AOL, Bloomberg, Comcast, Ticketmaster, Travelocity, MTV Networks
Top Industries
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Media Company48%
Computer Software Company21%
Comms Service Provider10%
Financial Services Firm4%
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Computer Software Company29%
Media Company14%
Comms Service Provider10%
Insurance Company10%
Find out what your peers are saying about Elastic, Microsoft, Amazon and others in Search as a Service. Updated: October 2020.
447,228 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Amazon Elasticsearch Service is ranked 6th in Search as a Service with 1 review while Solr is ranked 4th in Search as a Service with 2 reviews. Amazon Elasticsearch Service is rated 8.0, while Solr is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Amazon Elasticsearch Service writes "Timely support, recovers easily from failure, and in general it makes our lives easy". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Solr writes "The Natural Language Search capability is helpful and intuitive for our users". Amazon Elasticsearch Service is most compared with Amazon Kendra, Amazon AWS CloudSearch, Amazon Athena and Algolia, whereas Solr is most compared with Azure Search, Amazon AWS CloudSearch, Algolia, ELK Elasticsearch and Amazon Kendra.

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