Easy to operate
It is easy to deploy and operate a production-ready Elasticsearch cluster within minutes using Amazon Elasticsearch Service without worrying about hardware provisioning. Amazon Elasticsearch Service simplifies management tasks like monitoring, software patching, recovery and backups.
Amazon Elasticsearch Service enables you to easily scale the cluster up or down through a single API call or a few clicks in the AWS management console. You can easily and rapidly scale as per your business requirement.
Open-source APIs and tools
With Amazon Elasticsearch Service you do not have to learn new programming as it gives access to Elasticsearch open-source API. Amazon Elasticsearch Service supports an open source visualization tool- Kibana and an open source data ingestion, transformation and loading tool- Logstash.
Amazon Elasticsearch Service is highly available as it uses zone awareness which replicates data between two availability zones in the same region. The service automatically replaces failed nodes while monitoring the health of your cluster.
There is no upfront fee to be paid to use Amazon Elasticsearch Service. You can pay for what you use. With the built-in features, there is no need to scale, secure, and monitor your infrastructure which results in a cost-effective operation.
It is easy to manage authentication and access control using Amazon Elasticsearch Service. This service also provides multiple levels of security for your domain and keeps your domain up-to-date by routinely applying security patches.