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XF 1.4 Amazon Cloud Search?

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by Bill.D, Nov 4, 2014.

  1. Bill.D

    Bill.D Active Member

    Has anyone every used Amazon CloudSearch with Xenforo? I know that Enhanced Search utilizes ElasticSearch by Apache. Is there an Enhanced Search like plugin that utilizes CloudSearch instead? Is that even possible and an option?

    Thanks,
    -Bill
     
  2. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    From what I seem to recall, the Cloud Search API was unrelated to Elasticsearch's, so it'd effectively have to be a distinct implementation.
     
  3. Jim Boy

    Jim Boy Well-Known Member

    CloudSearch is based on SOLR and I believe you can use SOLR clients. Definitely possible, as in most things are possible and I considered it - briefly. But really other than saving a bit on configuration and being a bit more fault tolerant, the cost of developing your own implementation and the actual cost of CloudWatch itself makes it not worthwhile.
     

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