About Elasticsearch

Elasticsearch is a RESTful search & analytics solution designed to helps users search and analyze trends in structured and unstructured data. Key features include data indexing, automatic node recovery, index lifecycle management, audit logging, and alert notifications.

The RESTful search and analytics engine comes with a discovery & cluster formation module, which lets users conduct simultaneous searches of resources across multiple nodes/servers, enabling load balancing and data backup. Administrators can use Elasticsearch to store and index data structures, minimizing memory usage during query completion. Plus, with its cross-cluster replication feature, users can create and aggregate copies of indices within a local group of servers to establish quick disaster recovery of data.

Elasticsearch integrates with various third-party platforms such as PagerDuty, Slack, HipChat, Apache Hive, Apache Pig, Apache Spark, and Apache Storm. The solution also offers a data rollup feature, which helps teams summarize, record and add metrics fields to historical data for future analysis.

Pricing starting from:

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  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Devices

Business size

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Markets

Australia, Canada, China, Germany, United Kingdom, India, Japan, United States

Supported Languages

Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, zh-hant

Pricing starting from:

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  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
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Features

Total features of Elasticsearch: 38

  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Alerts / Escalation
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Audit Management
  • Augmented Analytics
  • Authentication
  • Content Management
  • Customizable Dashboard
  • Customizable Reports
  • Data Aggregation
  • Data Analysis Tools
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Visualization
  • Document Storage
  • Event Logs
  • File Management
  • Forecasting
  • Full Text Search
  • Geographic Maps
  • Incident Management
  • Indexing
  • Lifecycle Management
  • Log Analysis
  • Log Collection
  • Natural Language Search
  • No-Code
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Relational Display
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Role-Based Permissions
  • Search/Filter
  • Single Sign On
  • Templates
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Two-Factor Authentication
  • User Management

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Reviews

Overall rating

4,6 /5
(103)
Value for Money
4,5/5
Features
4,5/5
Ease of Use
4,0/5
Customer Support
4,0/5

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Adam victor B.
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 501-1 000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Best search engine on the market

Reviewed on 2019/05/26

I work with Elasticsearch as a developer on a daily bases for textual search. It is the greatest...

I work with Elasticsearch as a developer on a daily bases for textual search. It is the greatest tool I've used in years. Really like it.

Pros

It is just the best back end for search engines in the market. A NoSQL database that is trustworthy. Also, it is open source. Incredibly easy to use.

Cons

Mostly for developers: other people would have a hard time with it.

Alternatives Considered

Apache Solr and Algolia

Reasons for Switching to Elasticsearch

Elasticsearch is basically the standard of the market. Much easier to set up, maintain and extend than Solr. And it is an open source software, unlike Algolia.
Jim N.
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  • Industry: Hospital & Health Care
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Scale, Features, Functionality.

Reviewed on 2019/09/13

Excellent. The ELK stack is the foundation of our audit process, and it's held up really well. ...

Excellent. The ELK stack is the foundation of our audit process, and it's held up really well. The installation can be automated, and archiving in the AWS environment works quite well. We have not yet had a problem in scaling resources to match our resource needs. The integrations with logstash, beats and kibana have been excellent, and used to great effect.

Pros

Scale: You can run this from a single server or even co-installed on a database or file server. I wouldn't recommend it, but let's just say it will run in a small box. On the top side, Elasticsearch will run in clusters managing multiple Terabytes of data.
Features: Excellent flexibility to absorb multiple types of data sources, and great integration with Logstash and Kibana.

Cons

The upgrades in terms of archived data. This platform changes significantly on an annual basis. If you do a ton of customization, automation, or work with a lot of data, this can be an issue as you will need to update ALL of your data for every upgrade.

Alternatives Considered

Splunk Enterprise

Reasons for Switching to Elasticsearch

When starting up we did not want to be harnessed by the cost of analyzing our data output. Elasticsearch had the capacity to handle our data needs at an essentially zero license cost.
Sreehari D.
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 201-500 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 5.0 /10

Decent Data store but lot of scalable issues

Reviewed on 2020/11/28

Pros

Its decent search to NOSQL DB and I find it good for content management

Cons

it has scalable and reliability issues. I would not recommend this for your SOR

Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Nonprofit Organization Management
  • Company size: 501-1 000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Elasticsearch super fast search billion log file in a second

Reviewed on 2021/10/15

before we use syslog with mysql, when mysql reach space to 500GB we can not search faster, we need...

before we use syslog with mysql, when mysql reach space to 500GB we can not search faster, we need to delete. but since we use graylog enterprise and also elastiflow to monitor the real time traffic we save alot of time, we can querry million message in a few second only, and space of data are up to 1TB can still search faster.

Pros

well, i have been using elasticsearch more than 3 years already with the graylog, and also with elastiflow too, its very fast, i can search 20 million message in afews second only. i would say very very powerful.
I love the real-time data processing that elastic produce to view the dashboard is so powerful and flexible.
I recommend if you are using enterprise log system, please use with elasticsearch save your time.

Cons

well, it working well already. but it a bit complicate if someone just new to elasticsearch.

Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Blazing fast in searching through a lot of data!

Reviewed on 2021/01/26

I am extremely satisfied with Elasticsearch, its speed & querying capabilities among lots of data...

I am extremely satisfied with Elasticsearch, its speed & querying capabilities among lots of data amaze me!

Pros

The fact that Elasticsearch offers really efficient & quick querying of data without a compromise on the different range of queries it can support is really awesome, also Elasticsearch can rank matching documents based on matching criteria which is also very useful. Elasticsearch also handles distributed queries very efficiently.

Cons

Reindexing documents can be a real pain if there is a major change in the schema, otherwise no complaints.

Alternatives Considered

ArangoDB

Reasons for Switching to Elasticsearch

Elasticsearch has more features, a good user community, and suited our needs better, therefore we selected Elasticsearch.
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Elasticsearch offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from:
  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

Elasticsearch offers a 14-day free trial of the Standard plan without requiring credit card details, after which users can choose from 4 paid subscription plans. The Standard plan starts at $16/month, and provides access to core security features and solutions including APM, SIEM, and Maps. The Gold plan adds custom plugins, while the Platinum plan offers advanced security features and machine learning. Elasticsearch's Premium plan also includes endpoint detection and response, protection, and event collection capabilities. Pricing for Gold, Platinum, and Enterprise plans is available on request.

Elasticsearch has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1 000, 1 001+

Elasticsearch supports the following languages:

Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, zh-hant

Elasticsearch supports the following devices:

Elasticsearch integrates with the following applications:

HipChat, PagerDuty, Slack

Elasticsearch offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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