AWS Service Catalog vs Azure Search: What are the differences?
What is AWS Service Catalog? Create and manage catalogs of IT services that are approved for use on AWS. AWS Service Catalog allows IT administrators to create, manage, and distribute catalogs of approved products to end users, who can then access the products they need in a personalized portal. Administrators can control which users have access to each application or AWS resource to enforce compliance with organizational business policies. AWS Service Catalog allows your organization to benefit from increased agility and reduced costs because end users can find and launch only the products they need from a catalog that you control.
What is Azure Search? Search-as-a-service for web and mobile app development. Azure Search makes it easy to add powerful and sophisticated search capabilities to your website or application. Quickly and easily tune search results and construct rich, fine-tuned ranking models to tie search results to business goals. Reliable throughput and storage provide fast search indexing and querying to support time-sensitive search scenarios.
AWS Service Catalog can be classified as a tool in the "Cloud Access Management" category, while Azure Search is grouped under "Search as a Service".
Some of the features offered by AWS Service Catalog are:
- Ensure Compliance with Corporate Standards
- Help Employees Quickly Find and Deploy Approved IT Services
- Centrally Manage IT Service Lifecycle
On the other hand, Azure Search provides the following key features:
- Powerful, reliable performance
- Easily tune search indices to meet business goals
- Scale out simply