Elasticsearch Service on Elastic Cloud and AWS Elasticsearch Service

Elasticsearch Service on Elastic Cloud is not the same as Amazon Elasticsearch Service. Rest easy knowing Elastic, the company behind Elasticsearch, is backing your mission-critical deployments with our experts, solutions, and roadmap.

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Elastic Enterprise Search

Elastic Enterprise Search

Create powerful, modern search experiences for your workplace, website, or applications.

Elastic Observability

Elastic Observability

Find the root cause faster than AWS Elasticsearch Service with a single integrated toolset and resource-based pricing.

Elastic Security

Elastic Security

Get comprehensive prevention, collection, detection, and response for your organization.

Expert services

Expert services

Get dedicated support and consulting from the company behind the Elastic Stack. And as your deployment scales, so can the services you need to support you.

Exclusive features

Exclusive features

Build data visualizations with Kibana Lens and stunning infographics with Canvas. Get features like machine learning, index lifecycle management, cross-cluster search — the list goes on and on.

Multiple cloud providers

Multiple cloud providers

Deploy to the cloud provider of your choice, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure. Available with billing integration for AWS and Google Cloud via their marketplaces.

Simple security

Simple security

Encryption at rest and in transit, advanced role-based access control (RBAC) and attribute-based access control (ABAC), Kerberos authentication, and field- and document-level security. No request signing. Learn more.

Ease of use

Ease of use

Manage all your deployments from a single console. Upgrade with a click and scale with a slider bar. Plus, we have use case-ready hardware configurations.

The latest versions

The latest versions

New Elastic Stack versions and security updates are available immediately on Elastic Cloud. AWS Elasticsearch Service won’t have them for months.

We give you options

The gaps between Elasticsearch Service on Elastic Cloud and Amazon Elasticsearch Service get wider with every release.

We’ve got the experts

The knowledge gap

We’ve got the experts

Partner with the creators of Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash. We’ve been running our managed Elasticsearch Service since 2012. Get pre-sales support, post-sales consulting, technical support, and training from the people who wrote the code! No one knows the Elastic Stack better than we do. And no one hosts and manages it better than we do.

We give you the flexibility

The deployment gap

We give you the flexibility

Elasticsearch Service on Elastic Cloud allows you to deploy our best practices as deployment templates for both Elastic’s solutions and different Elastic Stack use cases. This includes hot-warm architecture with index curation for logging and time series projects, as well as other templates optimized for I/O, compute, memory, and cross-cluster search.

We’ve built in best practices

The operations gap

We’ve built in best practices

You choose the size of your deployment, and we’ll ensure you receive optimized ratios of compute, memory, and storage.

Your data is encrypted by default, and you can rest easy knowing we periodically back up your data.

We’ve got the features

The product gap

We’ve got the features

Only Elastic offers built-in, end-to-end machine learning capabilities and visualization features like Kibana Lens and Canvas. Elastic Cloud is the only place you’ll find fully featured apps for logs, metrics, APM, Security, and more.

Run in the cloud, your way

The multi-cloud gap

Run in the cloud, your way

Migrate self-managed workloads to a public cloud. Or if you want to run Elastic Cloud on-prem or in a hybrid environment, check out Elastic Cloud Enterprise or Elastic Cloud on Kubernetes.

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Easily deploy, operate, and scale

The solutions gap

Easily deploy, operate, and scale

If you’d like to operationalize or scale a search project, Elastic Cloud is our family of Elasticsearch SaaS offerings which also includes Elastic Enterprise Search and Elastic Site Search Service.

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This table was last updated on August 18, 2020.

Amazon Elasticsearch Service

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