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 Documentation

1. Overview
     1.1. About Azure Search
2. Quickstarts
     2.1. Create a service
     2.2. Portal
          2.2.1. Create an index
          2.2.2. Import data
          2.2.3. Search Explorer
     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. Test with REST clients
3. Tutorials
     3.1. 1 - Index Azure SQL Database
     3.2. 2 - Index Azure blobs
     3.3. 3 - Add synonyms in .NET
     3.4. 4 - Portal walkthrough
4. Samples
     4.1. Azure code samples
     4.2. GitHub samples
5. Concepts
     5.1. Full text search
     5.2. Indexing
     5.3. Index definition
     5.4. Linguistic analysis
6. How-to guides
     6.1. Plan & design
          6.1.1. Choose a SKU
          6.1.2. Service limits
          6.1.3. Service scalability
          6.1.4. Design patterns for multitenancy
          6.1.5. Performance & optimization
     6.2. Security
          6.2.1. Data & operational security
          6.2.2. Secure by using identity filters
          6.2.3. Secure by using Active Directory
     6.3. Development
          6.3.1. API versions
          6.3.2. Develop in .NET
          6.3.3. Develop in Node.js
          6.3.4. Develop in Java
          6.3.5. Upgrade the SDK
          6.3.6. Upgrade the REST API
          6.3.7. Model complex data types
          6.3.8. Handle concurrent updates
          6.3.9. Paging results
     6.4. Text analysis
          6.4.1. Language analyzers
          6.4.2. Custom analyzers
     6.5. Indexing data
          6.5.1. Indexers overview
          6.5.2. Azure Blob storage indexer
          6.5.3. Azure Table storage indexer
          6.5.4. Azure SQL indexer
          6.5.5. Azure Cosmos DB indexer
          6.5.6. Index CSV blobs
          6.5.7. Index JSON blobs
          6.5.8. Configure indexer connections to SQL Server on Azure VM
          6.5.9. Field mappings in indexers
     6.6. Search
          6.6.1. Basic query construction
          6.6.2. Simple query syntax
          6.6.3. Lucene query syntax
          6.6.4. Lucene syntax query examples
          6.6.5. Faceted navigation
          6.6.6. Scoring profiles
          6.6.7. Suggestions
          6.6.8. Synonyms (in preview)
     6.7. Filters
          6.7.1. Filter overview
          6.7.2. Facet filters
          6.7.3. OData expression syntax
     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. .NET
     7.2. .NET (Management)
     7.3. Python (Management)
     7.4. REST
     7.5. REST (Management)
     7.6. Service REST (Preview)
8. Resources
     8.1. FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
     8.2. Pricing
     8.3. Service updates
     8.4. Courseware & tutorials
          8.4.1. Videos & tutorials
          8.4.2. Virtual academy
     8.5. Demo sites
          8.5.1. Search Analyzer Demo
          8.5.2. Live demo apps
          8.5.3. Job listings app
     8.6. Partner & community
          8.6.1. Azure Search MSDN Forum
          8.6.2. Stack Overflow
          8.6.3. blog: Model relational data
          8.6.4. blog: Multilevel faceting

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

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11/17/2017 Combine Machine Learning and Azure Search for a new search experience | T141 0:10:48
11/15/2017 Combine Machine Learning and Azure Search for a new search experience 0:10:47
11/15/2017 Intelligent enterprise search: Build a powerful document search system 0:16:38
11/15/2017 Understand human language with Microsoft Cognitive Services 0:12:11
11/14/2017 Microsoft Cognitive Services: infusing language and speech capabilities into your apps and bots 0:50:25
10/2/2017 Language with Microsoft Cognitive Services: infusing language and speech capabilities into 1:12:11
10/1/2017 Language with Microsoft Cognitive Services: infusing language and speech capabilities into 1:13:30
9/27/2017 Language with Microsoft Cognitive Services: infusing language and speech capabilities into 1:13:30
5/30/2017 Microsoft's Modern Events Platform (events.microsoft.com) 0:24:52
5/23/2017 Building Search Apps with Azure Search and AzSearch.js 0:15:35

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