Why go with appbase.io vs Elastic App Search?

From industry leading developer tools to our transparent approach to search relevancy to state of the art analytics and insights - appbase.io offers the best app search experience for Elasticsearch users. Trusted by 10,000+ developers.

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appbase.io provides a developer first experience to building search

Ease of development

All of the appbase.io toolings: ReactiveSearch UI kit, REST APIs, visual search tester, enable you to deploy search experiences in days v/s months.

Extend Search Relevance

appbase.io query rules and functions lets developers extend Elasticsearch's built-in search relevance with ease.

Actionable Analytics

appbase.io's actionable analytics offer state of the art insights to measure and optimize the business impact of search.

Elasticsearch all the way

100% Elasticsearch API compatiblity. Install Kibana, custom analyzers and work with tools from the entire ecosystem.

Secure access control

Secure your search UIs and offer role-based access controls with SSO support.

Deployment flexibility

You can choose to deploy a hosted cluster with appbase.io or self-host on any infrastructure.
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Robust developer tooling

appbase.io offers the most popular, battle-tested and actively maintained search UI kits for React, Vue, React Native and Javascript.

Robust developer tooling
Over 10,000 Github stars and more than half a million downloads
Go live in days v/s weeks and months
Robust developer tooling

100% Elasticsearch compatibile

Elastic App Search requires a proprietary Elasticsearch license and isn't wire compatible with Elasticsearch.

100% Elasticsearch compatibile
appbase.io can be deployed with either open-source or licensed Elasticsearch. It also works with Open Distro.
appbase.io is wire compatible with Elasticsearch APIs. You can install additional plugins, clients, and it will just work.
100% Elasticsearch compatibile

Build relevant search at any scale

Elastic App Search's relevance API only exposes a small set of Elasticsearch relevance features.

Build relevant search at any scale
appbase.io implements its relevance strategies transparently on top of Elasticsearch. This lets a user have complete control over customizing relevance.
appbase.io's query rules and functions allows extending Elasticsearch's search relevance with "If this, then that" style rules.
Build relevant search at any scale

Get support on all plans

Elastic's support plans don't cover usage, guidance or architecture reviews.

Get support on all plans
appbase.io offers chat based support for customers on all plans.
appbase.io's dedicated support with SLAs is available as an addon and is accessible to startups, SMBs as well as enterprises.
Get support on all plans