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Search Service with OpenSearch

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Search Service with OpenSearch is an insight engine offered as an Oracle managed service. Without any downtime, Oracle automates patching, updating, upgrading, backing up, and resizing the service. Customers can store, search, and analyze large volumes of data quickly and see results in near real time.

OCI Search Service with OpenSearch features

OCI Search Service combines proven OpenSearch technology with the flexibility of OCI. Oracle contributes to two major open source projects that are used for OCI Search Service—OpenSearch and OpenSearch Dashboards (OpenDashboards)1.

Proven open source technology

OCI Search Service with OpenSearch takes a proven open source search solution and builds a management layer onto it. Simply point Elasticsearch-based APIs to an OCI Search Service endpoint to get up and running quickly.

Oracle management layer

OCI is responsible for administrative tasks, including deployment, provisioning, patching and resizing (scaling up or out). OCI Search Service enables operators to focus on data, not maintenance.

Backup automation

Administrators that use OCI Search Service with OpenSearch benefit from automated backups of their clusters. Data protection provided by backups to Object Storage is secured in flight and at rest.

Flexible scaling

OCI Search Service with OpenSearch offers a pool of resources based on OCI flexible shapes. All customers get fine-grained control of cores, memory, and storage for their use cases.

Visualization with OpenSearch Dashboards

OpenSearch Dashboards (OpenDashboards) is a powerful visualization tool designed to easily create and deploy dashboards that surface critical data and powerful insights from OCI Search Service.

Identity management

OCI Search Service with OpenSearch is fully integrated with OCI Identity and Access Management and inherits OCI's simple, integrated, and prescriptive security philosophy. Users can benefit from role-based access controls and authorization policies.

Security features

All data is encrypted at rest, and backups are encrypted in flight. OCI Search Service is compliant with the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) out of the box.

OCI Search Service with OpenSearch benefits

  • Eliminate operational overhead

    OCI Search Service automates deployment and reduces administrative overhead.

  • Simplify migration from other OpenSearch or Elasticsearch deployments

    Migrating from an existing OpenSearch deployment—whether self-managed or hosted—is quick. Engineers just need to restore from a working backup configuration or point APIs to an OpenSearch endpoint.

  • Centralized log aggregation

    Centralized logging across disparate datasources provides near real-time search and data visualizations to rapidly highlight application and infrastructure issues.

  • Powerful in-app search

    Engineers can build faster and more accurate searches across datasets of any size.

Predictable and affordable pricing

OCI Search Service has a simple pricing structure and predictable costs for scaling up. For up to two data nodes, Oracle only charges for provisioned infrastructure and waives management fees. With high-availability clusters (three or more data nodes), Oracle charges for provisioned infrastructure and management.

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Oracle offers a Free Tier with no time limits on more than 20 services such as Compute, Storage, and Autonomous Database, as well as US$300 in free credits to try additional cloud services. Get the details and sign up for your free account today.

  • What’s included with Oracle Cloud Free Tier?

    • AMD and Arm Compute VMs
    • 200 GB total block storage
    • 10 GB object storage
    • 2 Autonomous Databases, 20 GB each
    • 10 TB outbound data transfer per month
    • 10+ more Always Free services
    • US$300 in free credits for 30 days for even more
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    Get free Oracle Cloud Universal Credits valid for 365 days.

Learn with a hands-on lab

The best way to learn is to try it yourself. Use our tutorials and hands-on labs with the Oracle Cloud Free Tier, your own Oracle Cloud tenancy, or for selected solutions in an Oracle-provided free lab environment.

  • Search and visualize data using OCI Search Service with OpenSearch

    Check out the OCI Search tutorial, where you’ll create a cluster, connect to the cluster, ingest data, and run sample search commands. You'll also be shown how to create OpenSearch Dashboards and visualized data.

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  • Get started with OCI Core Services

    Explore basic OCI services, including Compute, Networking, and Storage.

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  • Deploy Oracle Container Engine for Kubernetes

    In this lab you will deploy a Container Engine for Kubernetes cluster, connect to it, and run a sample application using OCI CLI.

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  • Migrate Tomcat Java Applications to OCI

    Explore how to migrate Tomcat to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and connect to an Autonomous Database.

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See how our architects and other customers deploy a wide range of workloads, from enterprise apps to HPC, from microservices to data lakes. Understand the best practices, hear from other customer architects in our Built & Deployed series, and even deploy many workloads with our "click to deploy" capability—or do it yourself from our GitHub repo.

See how much you can save with OCI

Oracle Cloud pricing is simple, with consistent low pricing worldwide, supporting a wide range of use cases. To estimate your low rate, check out the cost estimator and configure the services to suit your needs.

Experience the difference

  • 1/4 the outbound bandwidth costs
  • 3X the compute price-performance
  • Same low price in every region
  • Low pricing without long term commitments

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1 OpenSearch and OpenSearch Dashboards were forked from Elasticsearch and Kibana in 2021 and now operate as a separate open source project supported by Oracle and other corporations.