AWS Announces CloudSearch

Posted on: Apr 11, 2012

We are excited to announce Amazon CloudSearch, a fully-managed search service in the cloud that allows customers to easily integrate fast and highly scalable search functionality into their applications.

Amazon CloudSearch enables search functionality for your website or application without the administrative burdens of operating and scaling a search service. You don’t have to worry about hardware provisioning, data partitioning, setup and configuration, or software patches.

Built for high throughput and low latency, Amazon CloudSearch supports a rich set of features including free text search, faceted search, customizable relevance ranking, configurable search fields, text processing options, and near real-time indexing.

With Amazon CloudSearch, you get:

  • Fast & Easy Deployment
  • Automatic Scaling For Data & Traffic
  • High Performance
  • Easy Administration

To learn more, please visit the Amazon CloudSearch Overview or Jeff Barr’s blog post on Amazon CloudSearch.

You can get started by watching a service overview video, or a demo showing how to build a search application using Amazon CloudSearch.

Please also join us for an Introduction to Amazon CloudSearch webinar on May 10 – reserve your seat now!