Elasticsearch vs. Algolia vs. Swiftype

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What is Elasticsearch?

Elasticsearch is a distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine capable of storing data and searching it in near real time. Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats and Logstash are the Elastic Stack (sometimes called the ELK Stack).

What is Algolia?

Our mission is to make you a search expert. Push data to our API to make it searchable in real time. Build your dream front end with one of our web or mobile UI libraries. Tune relevance and get analytics right from your dashboard.

What is Swiftype?

Swiftype is the easiest way to add great search to your website or mobile application.
Why do developers choose Elasticsearch?
Why do you like Elasticsearch?

Why do developers choose Algolia?
Why do you like Algolia?

Why do developers choose Swiftype?
Why do you like Swiftype?

What are the cons of using Elasticsearch?
Downsides of Elasticsearch?

What are the cons of using Algolia?
Downsides of Algolia?

What are the cons of using Swiftype?
Downsides of Swiftype?

Want advice about which of these to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

How much does Elasticsearch cost?
Elasticsearch Pricing
How much does Algolia cost?
Algolia Pricing
How much does Swiftype cost?
Swiftype Pricing
What companies use Elasticsearch?
2404 companies on StackShare use Elasticsearch
What companies use Algolia?
311 companies on StackShare use Algolia
What companies use Swiftype?
60 companies on StackShare use Swiftype
What tools integrate with Elasticsearch?
31 tools on StackShare integrate with Elasticsearch
What tools integrate with Algolia?
18 tools on StackShare integrate with Algolia
What tools integrate with Swiftype?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Swiftype

What are some alternatives to Elasticsearch, Algolia, and Swiftype?

  • Amazon Elasticsearch Service - Real-time, distributed search and analytics engine that fits nicely into a cloud environment
  • Amazon CloudSearch - Set up, manage, and scale a search solution for your website or application
  • Azure Search - Search-as-a-service for web and mobile app development
  • Bonsai - Fast, reliable full-text search, managed for you by experts.

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