When comparing Qbox.io vs Compose, the Slant community recommends Qbox.io for most people. In the question“What are the best hosted Elasticsearch services?” Qbox.io is ranked 6th while Compose is ranked 9th.
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Pro Quick support
Pro Kibana and Plugin support
Pro Easy to scale
ElasticSearch clusters can be launched or removed on the fly easily from the dashboard.
Pro Just works. Right out of the "box".
Pro Dedicated -- no "noisy neighbor" problem
Pro Good performance
Qbox.io data is stored on SSD, instead of HDD, increasing performance.
Pro Private IPs, IP rules, and HTTP Basic for security
Pro Low cost
The full service costs $45/month and there is also an option of 30 days free trial.
Pro Full stats reporting
All statistics are fully aggregated and reported. Nothing is withheld or hidden.
Con Horrible support
Support unhelpful. Their only solution to issues is to upgrade the instance size.