Why use Relevance AI vs. Elasticsearch?

Relevance AI is the hosted Elasticsearch alternative for instant search and AI discovery.

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No credit card. 100K monthly requests.

All the power of Elasticsearch, none of the hassle

Elasticsearch is so popular because of how feature rich and flexible it is. Our API helps you do everything you can do in Elasticsearch, without worrying about configuration or production. Then take advantage of our AI features too!

Instant search
  • Lighting fast results
  • Typo tolerant (fuzzy search)
  • Filter, sort & facet
  • Instantsearch.js compatible
Understand meaning with AI
  • Understand synonyms
  • Understand context
  • Understand slang
  • No manual rules or maps
Grow your discovery engine
  • Recommendations
  • Image search
  • Chunking & diversity
  • Clustering & aggregation
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Search as you type

Your search will work at the speed of thought

Without any configuration, your search will be lightning fast and optimised for search as you type experiences. This can be difficult to achieve with Elasticsearch!

  • Lightning fast search
  • Fuzzy typo tolerance
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Enhance with AI discovery

Build a discovery engine that can read your user’s mind

Our API is built on top of a vector database. Vectors are the cutting edge AI technology behind discovery engines like Spotify and Pinterest.

  • Understand synonyms, slang & context
  • Drive powerful AI recommendations
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“Relevance AI allowed us to quickly deliver production-quality semantic search that our customers love.”

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Hugh Stephens

Sked Social

“Relevance AI has unlocked features that our millions of gamers love. We are seeing they are now more engaged than ever.”

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Jason Lee


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Skip the dev ops wrangling

Start moving the needle, not configuring Elasticsearch

Our API brings all of the power you’ll ever need, without the nightmare of configuring and productionizing a solution like Elasticsearch.

  • Works out of the box
  • Handles 100+ million daily requests
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Get started with 100K monthly requests

Need even more reason to choose us as your Elasticsearch alternative? We’re affordable! Start without even entering a credit card. Just link back to Relevance AI.

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