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Azure Search vs Swiftype: What are the differences?

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.

What is Swiftype? Powerful and scalable search for any application or website. Swiftype is the easiest way to add great search to your website or mobile application.

Azure Search and Swiftype can be categorized as "Search as a Service" tools.

Some of the features offered by Azure Search are:

  • Powerful, reliable performance
  • Easily tune search indices to meet business goals
  • Scale out simply

On the other hand, Swiftype provides the following key features:

  • Quick Start- Install by pasting a JavaScript snippet in your page.
  • Autocomplete- our search engines come with autocomplete built-in
  • Detailed Analytics- Our built-in search analytics give you real-time insight into what your users are looking for.

"Easy to set up" is the primary reason why developers consider Azure Search over the competitors, whereas "Very easy setup and highly customizable for your search" was stated as the key factor in picking Swiftype.

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What is Azure Search?

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.

What is Swiftype?

Swiftype is the easiest way to add great search to your website or mobile application.

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    What are some alternatives to Azure Search and Swiftype?
    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).
    Solr
    Solr is the popular, blazing fast open source enterprise search platform from the Apache Lucene project. Its major features include powerful full-text search, hit highlighting, faceted search, near real-time indexing, dynamic clustering, database integration, rich document (e.g., Word, PDF) handling, and geospatial search. 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.
    Amazon CloudSearch
    Amazon CloudSearch enables you to search large collections of data such as web pages, document files, forum posts, or product information. With a few clicks in the AWS Management Console, you can create a search domain, upload the data you want to make searchable to Amazon CloudSearch, and the search service automatically provisions the required technology resources and deploys a highly tuned search index.
    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.
    Amazon Elasticsearch Service
    Amazon Elasticsearch Service is a fully managed service that makes it easy for you to deploy, secure, and operate Elasticsearch at scale with zero down time.
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    We integrated the swiftype technology into our website. Initial setup was super easy and the service has been amazing so far. Swiftype dashboard offers many services to help you understand and optimize the search experience for your users. I highly recommend Swiftype to any website or app that needs an easy to setup, powerful and reliable search solution. The sales and the support team are amazing! Tip, if you want to try out the system, ask for Lucy Yu. She is amazing and walking you through the process!

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