Top 15 Azure Search Alternative and Similar Softwares | Feb 2017

Azure Search makes it easy to add powerful and sophisticated search capabilities to your website or application. Quickly and easily tune search results and construct rich, fine-tuned ranking models to tie search results to business goals. Reliable throughput and storage provide fast search indexing and querying to support time-sensitive search scenarios.

1. Sphinx (search engine)

Sphinx is a free software search engine designed with indexing database content in mind. It currently supports MySQL, PostgreSQL, and ODBC-compliant databases as data sources natively. Other data sources can be indexed via pipe in a custom XML format.......

2. SearchUnit

Unlimited SearchingNo restrictions on; number of searches, index size, document limit or file types you can index.Best UX availableOur latest AJAX based end user interface is smooth and quick, exactly what users will expect.Craft a custom experienceBuild the best internal search for your app. by using our open API and......

3. Xapian

Xapian is an open source probabilistic information retrieval library, released under the GNU General Public License (GPL). It is a full text search engine library for programmers. It is written in C++, with bindings to allow use from Perl, Python, PHP, Java, Tcl, C#, Ruby, and Lua. Xapian is highly......

4. SearchBlox

SearchBlox is an out-of-the-box Enterprise Search Solution built on top of Apache Lucene/Solr. It is fast to deploy, easy to manage and available for both on-premise and cloud deployment.......

5. IntelliEnterprise

IntelliEnterprise is the most complete Intranet Software Suite for managing content and processes.It lets organizations manage and efficiently distribute relevant content, offers integrated security, customizable applications and workflows for process automation, extensive social tools to connect employees across departmental boundaries; and ties everything into an enterprise-wide search that makes finding......

6. OpenSearchServer

OpenSearchServer is an open source application server allowing development of index-based applications like search engines. Main features of OpenSearchServer are : An integrated crawler for databases, web pages and rich documents; a user friendly GUI allowing development of most applications with some clicks through an interface built in Zkoss; snippets;......

7. Google Mini

The Google Mini is a smaller and lower-cost solution for small and medium-sized businesses to set up a search engine that allows them to index and search up to 300,000 documents.......

8. Apache Solr

Solr is an open source enterprise search server based on Lucene search library, with XML/HTTP and JSON APIs. Its major features include powerful full-text search, hit highlighting, faceted search, dynamic clustering, database integration, and rich document handling. Providing distributed search and index replication, Solr is highly scalable.......

9. elasticsearch

ElasticSearch is a distributed, RESTful, free/open source search server based on the Apache License.......

10. Algolia

Algolia provides a developer-friendly RESTful API for website and app instant search. Most web services and mobile apps, such as Spotify, Salesforce or Amazon need to provide a fast and meaningful access to database objects via a simple search box. People want to find songs, invoices, products in just a......

11. AssetPicker

AssetPicker is a free asset or file picker designed to be easily included into web application interfaces. It has a file abstraction layer allowing adapters to connect to any remote storage, be it cloud storages like Amazon S3, Google Drive or Dropbox or assets from a custom web application server.......

12. SkateJS

SkateJS is a super light-weight, cross-framework W3C web components based library.FEATURES- Functional rendering pipeline backed by Google's Incremental DOM.- Inherently cross-framework compatible.- Tiny footprint, only 4k min+gz.- Very fast.- Works with multiple versions of itself on the page.......

13. Primus

Primus, the creator god of transformers but now also known as universal wrapper for real-time frameworks. There are a lot of real-time frameworks available for Node.js and they all have different opinions on how real-time should be done. Primus provides a common low level interface to communicate in real-time using......

14. Faye

Faye is a set of tools for simple publish-subscribe messaging between web clients. It ships with easy-to-use message routing servers for Node.js and Rack applications, and clients that can be used on the server and in the browser.......

15. BuildBot.io

BuildBot is the world’s first website builder platform designed specifically for the manufacturing industry. Our mission is to enable manufacturing and engineering companies create powerful, professional and easy to manage websites helping them convert website traffic into leads & customers. Today, Buildbot is helping manufacturing companies build and maintain an......