Amazon CloudSearch Pricing

Learn about Amazon CloudSearch Pricing, cost details

Amazon CloudSearch is a managed service in the AWS Cloud that makes it simple and cost-effective to set up, manage, and scale a search solution for your website or application.

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Amazon CloudSearch Pricing, Cost

Pay only for what you use. There are no set-up fees or upfront commitments to begin using Amazon CloudSearch. he major portion of a typical domain’s costs come from search instance usage. 

Customers are billed according to their monthly usage across the following dimensions:

  • Search instances

You are billed for hourly instance charges. The instances search.small, search.medium, search.large, search.xlarge, and search.2xlarge are latest generation CloudSearch instances that were launched in Jan 2021. Please see About Latest CloudSearch instances for more details.

  • Document batch uploads

You are billed for the total number of document batches uploaded to your search domain. Uploaded documents are automatically indexed. $0.10 per 1,000 Batch Upload Requests (the maximum size for each batch is 5 MB)

  • IndexDocuments requests

The charge for this request is: $0.98 per GB of data stored in your search domain

  • Data transfer

Standard AWS data transfer charges apply for data transferred in and out of Amazon CloudSearch.

Amazon CloudSearch Pricing Calculator

Following is a sample Calculator for utilizing Amazon CloudSearch in one your web application

Pricing TypeAssumptionsPricingCost
Search Instances3 Instances of type search.m3.xlarge$0.376 per Hour$271
Documents Upload1 GB every Month$0.10 per 5 MB$20
IndexDocuments Requests100 GB every Month$0.98 per GB of data$98
Amazon CloudSearch Pricing Calculator

Total Monthly Cost for the above example will be $389

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