ELK Elasticsearch Alternatives and Competitors

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Sunit Chatterjee
Real User
Senior Technical Lead at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Feb 27 2018

What is most valuable?

* Document indexing * Text-based search API * Geospatial searches

How has it helped my organization?

We were able to build the core search functionality using this product.

What needs improvement?

Latlon data type only supports single value per document. All other types support multiple values. We faced issues with this because we had scenarios where, for each document, we needed to store… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I was not involved with pricing and licensing, I was only involved in implementation.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

This was the first implementation, we did not switch from any other product.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I would suggest looking at Elasticsearch. I am currently using it and I feel it is more flexible and easy to use.
Ravi Varsha
Real User
Senior Software Engineer, Search at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Feb 28 2018

What do you think of Solr?

How has it helped my organization?

It has improved our search ranking, relevancy, search performance, and user retention.

What is most valuable?

Sharding data Faceting Hit Highlighting Parent-child Block Join and Grouping Multi-mode platform

What needs improvement?

SolrCloud stability, indexing and commit speed, and real-time indexing need improvement.

For how long have I used the solution?

Three to five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Encountered issues with both master-slave and SolrCloud. Indexing and serving traffic from same collection has very poor performance. Some components are slow for searching.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

With increased sharding, performance degrades. Merger, when present, is a…
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