Amazon OpenSearch Service

Search, visualize, and analyze up to petabytes of text and unstructured data

Up to 750 hours per month

on t2 and t3 instances with the AWS Free Tier

Operate OpenSearch with the leading contributor of the community-driven, open source software.

Quickly search and analyze your unstructured and semi-structured data to easily find what you need.

Eliminate operational overhead and reduce cost with automated provisioning, software installation, patching, storage tiering, and more.

Use machine learning (ML) to detect anomalies in real time, autotune your clusters, and personalize your search results.

How it works

Amazon OpenSearch Service makes it easy for you to perform interactive log analytics, real-time application monitoring, website search, and more. OpenSearch is an open source, distributed search and analytics suite derived from Elasticsearch. Amazon OpenSearch Service is the successor to Amazon Elasticsearch Service, and offers the latest versions of OpenSearch, support for 19 versions of Elasticsearch (1.5 to 7.10 versions), as well as visualization capabilities powered by OpenSearch Dashboards and Kibana (1.5 to 7.10 versions).

How Amazon OpenSearch works

Use cases

Monitor and debug applications and infrastructure

Easily store and analyze data for comprehensive visibility into your system performance with observability logs, metrics, and traces. Set up automated alerts when your system underperforms and find root cause for availability issues.

Manage security and event information

Centralize and analyze logs from disparate applications and systems across your network for real-time threat detection and incident management.

Help users quickly find relevant data with a fast, personalized search experience within your applications, websites, and data lake catalogs.


OpenSearch includes certain Apache-licensed Elasticsearch code from Elasticsearch B.V. and other source code. Elasticsearch B.V. is not the source of that other source code. ELASTICSEARCH is a registered trademark of Elasticsearch B.V.

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What is OpenSearch?

OpenSearch is an open source, distributed search and analytics suite derived from Elasticsearch.

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