Azure Search

Official Documentation

Service Description

Azure Search offers a search engine as a service. Various data sources can be configured as the basis for the search. The underlying evaluation models can be adapted and the search results thus tailored to business objectives. The search index is automatically created and updated.

Getting Started

  1. 3/6/2015, Video, 0:12:31
    Scott talks to Azure Search Program Manager Liam Cavanagh. Azure offers Search-as-a-service for web and mobile apps! You can scale out easily and tune indices just the way...
  2. 5/12/2015, Mva
    Want to add a great search experience to your apps and websites? Find out how to give your users the level of availability and efficiency they expect. Azure Search is one of...
  3. 4/27/2015, Video, 1:00:15
    Search is an effective pattern to enable users to get to data in apps quickly. Users expect great search experiences including linguistics in their native languages, good...



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Azure Search Documentation

1. Overview
     1.1. About Azure Search
2. Quickstarts
     2.1. Create a service
     2.2. Try cognitive search
     2.3. .NET
          2.3.1. Create an index
          2.3.2. Import data
          2.3.3. Search
     2.4. REST
          2.4.1. Create an index
          2.4.2. Import data
          2.4.3. Search
          2.4.4. Explore using Postman or Fiddler
3. Tutorials
     3.1. Use built-in tools
     3.2. Learn cognitive search APIs
     3.3. Index Azure blobs
     3.4. Index Azure SQL Database
     3.5. Add synonyms in .NET
     3.6. Add auto-complete in .NET
4. Samples
     4.1. Azure code samples
5. Concepts
     5.1. Cognitive search (Preview)
     5.2. Full text search
6. How-to guides
     6.1. Cognitive search (Preview)
          6.1.1. Define a skillset
          6.1.2. Reference an annotation
          6.1.3. Map to index fields
          6.1.4. Process and extract information from images
          6.1.5. Integrate custom skills
          6.1.6. Example - custom skills
          6.1.7. Troubleshooting tips
          6.1.8. Documentation links
     6.2. Planning
          6.2.1. Choose a tier
          6.2.2. Service limits
          6.2.3. Allocate partitions and replicas
          6.2.4. Design patterns for multitenancy
     6.3. Security
          6.3.1. Security overview
          6.3.2. Service key management
          6.3.3. Role-based admin access
          6.3.4. Security filters
          6.3.5. Filter on AAD identities
     6.4. Development
          6.4.1. API versions
          6.4.2. Develop in .NET
          6.4.3. Develop in Node.js
          6.4.4. Develop in Java
          6.4.5. Upgrade the SDK
               6.4.5.1. .NET SDK 5.0
               6.4.5.2. .NET SDK 3.0
               6.4.5.3. .NET SDK 1.1
               6.4.5.4. .NET Management SDK
          6.4.6. Upgrade the REST API
     6.5. Index design
          6.5.1. Index definition
          6.5.2. Create an index (portal)
          6.5.3. Analyzers
               6.5.3.1. Text Analyzers
               6.5.3.2. Language analyzers API
               6.5.3.3. Custom analyzers API
          6.5.4. Auto-suggestions
          6.5.5. Model complex data types
          6.5.6. Faceted navigation
          6.5.7. Relevance tuning
          6.5.8. Synonyms
     6.6. Index data
          6.6.1. Load data
          6.6.2. Rebuild an index
          6.6.3. Import wizard (portal)
          6.6.4. Index large data sets
          6.6.5. Handle concurrent updates
          6.6.6. Indexers
               6.6.6.1. Indexers overview
               6.6.6.2. Blob storage indexer
               6.6.6.3. Table storage indexer
               6.6.6.4. SQL DB indexer
               6.6.6.5. Cosmos DB indexer
               6.6.6.6. CSV blob indexing
               6.6.6.7. JSON blob indexing
               6.6.6.8. Connect to SQL Server VMs
               6.6.6.9. Field mappings
     6.7. Query data
          6.7.1. Query types & composition
          6.7.2. Search explorer (portal)
          6.7.3. Simple syntax examples
          6.7.4. Lucene syntax examples
          6.7.5. Query reference
               6.7.5.1. Simple query syntax
               6.7.5.2. Lucene query syntax
          6.7.6. Paging results
          6.7.7. Relevance tuning
          6.7.8. Filters
               6.7.8.1. Filter overview
               6.7.8.2. Facet filters
               6.7.8.3. Filter expression syntax
          6.7.9. Performance & optimization
     6.8. Administration & analytics
          6.8.1. Administration (portal)
          6.8.2. PowerShell (Azure Search)
          6.8.3. Monitor usage & statistics
          6.8.4. Search traffic analytics
7. Reference
     7.1. Azure CLI
     7.2. Azure PowerShell
     7.3. .NET
     7.4. .NET (Management)
     7.5. Python (Management)
     7.6. REST
     7.7. REST (Management)
     7.8. REST (Preview)
     7.9. Predefined skills (Preview)
          7.9.1. Key Phrase Extraction
          7.9.2. Language Detection
          7.9.3. Named Entity Recognition
          7.9.4. Text Merger
          7.9.5. Text Split
          7.9.6. Sentiment
          7.9.7. Image Analysis
          7.9.8. Ocr
          7.9.9. Shaper
8. Resources
     8.1. Azure Community Support
     8.2. Azure Updates
     8.3. Demo sites
          8.3.1. Financial files demo
          8.3.2. JFK files demo
          8.3.3. Job listings app
          8.3.4. Search Analyzer demo
          8.3.5. Search use cases
     8.4. FAQ
     8.5. Pricing
     8.6. Videos

Online Training Content

Date Title
12/12/2016 Building Intelligent Cross-Platform Mobile Applications Using Xamarin and Azure Search
12/2/2016 Web and Data Application Development with Visual Studio 2017 and Azure
1/28/2016 Take a Modern Approach to Data in Your Apps
5/12/2015 Adding Microsoft Azure Search to Your Websites and Apps

Tools

Tool Description

Videos

Date Title Length
10/2/2018
AI for predictive insights: Using custom vision and search for pattern analysis and - BRK3293
0:46:10
10/2/2018
AI for business optimization: Leveraging custom speech vision and search to optimize - BRK3309
1:08:15
10/2/2018
AI for customer 360: Leveraging text language and vision AI capabilities to derive - BRK2479
1:18:42
6/29/2018
TWC9: Azure IoT Edge Goes GA, Visual Studio 2017 15.8 Preview 3, Windows 95 Phone Concepts and more
0:05:33
5/10/2018
Cognitive Search: Announcing the smartest enterprise search engine, now with
0:51:47
5/9/2018
Cognitive Search: Announcing the smartest enterprise search engine, now with cognitive skills!
0:22:20
5/8/2018
LearnAI-Bootcamp for Emerging AI Developers: Integrating Services with BotBuilder SDK v4 Part 2
0:15:19
5/8/2018
LearnAI-Bootcamp for Emerging AI Developers: Integrating Services with BotBuilder SDK v4 [Part 2/2]
0:15:19
5/7/2018
JFK Files – Cognitive services
0:02:39
5/7/2018
JFK Files – Cognitive services
0:02:40

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