Anonymous UserSenior Search Engineer at a financial services firm
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"It provides good access capabilities to various platforms."
"The amount of flexibility and agility is really assuring."
"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."
"The most valuable feature is the ability to perform a natural language search."
"The initial setup is not as easy as it should be."
"They should add an API for third-party vendors, like a security operating center or reporting system, that would be a big improvement."
"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."
"The performance for this solution, in terms of queries, could be improved."
"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."
Azure Search is ranked 2nd in Search as a Service with 2 reviews while Solr is ranked 6th in Search as a Service with 2 reviews. Azure Search is rated 7.0, while Solr is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Azure Search writes "Access capabilities provide opportunities for dealing with various platforms". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Solr writes "The Natural Language Search capability is helpful and intuitive for our users". Azure Search is most compared with ELK Elasticsearch, Amazon Kendra, Amazon Athena, Amazon AWS CloudSearch and Algolia, whereas Solr is most compared with Amazon Kendra, ELK Elasticsearch, Amazon AWS CloudSearch, Algolia and Amazon Athena.
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