Qbox.io vs Groonga: What are the differences?
Developers describe Qbox.io as "Dedicated cloud hosting for Elasticsearch on Amazon EC2, Rackspace, and SoftLayer". Qbox is supported, dedicated, hosted Elasticsearch - the bleeding edge of full-text search and analytics. We provide an intuitive interface to provision, secure, and monitor ES clusters in Amazon EC2 and Rackspace datacenters everywhere. On the other hand, Groonga is detailed as "* An open-source full-text search engine and column store*". It is an embeddable super fast full text search engine. It can be embedded into MySQL. Mroonga is a storage engine that is based on it.
Qbox.io and Groonga can be categorized as "Search as a Service" tools.
Some of the features offered by Qbox.io are:
- Global availability
- 24x7 support
- Reserved cloud resources
On the other hand, Groonga provides the following key features:
- Storage Engine
- Easy to use