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July 2019

Jul 24

Azure Search is now integrated with the Azure Government cloud

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Search is now integrated with the Azure Government cloud, enabling U.S. public sector customers to create sophisticated search solutions.

  • Azure Cognitive Search

May 2019

May 18

Azure Search Document Cracking Image Extraction Resource GUID name change

Effective July 1, 2019, the Azure Search Document Cracking Image Extraction Resource GUID name will change.

  • Azure Cognitive Search
May 18

Azure Search Basic Unit and Standard Unit Resource GUID change

Effective July 1, 2019, the resource GUIDs for Azure Search Basic Unit and Standard S1, S2 and S3 Unit for the Japan East region will change.

  • Azure Cognitive Search
May 6

Azure Search now supports complex search types

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Search now supports complex searches for raw datasets that don’t break down neatly.

  • Azure Cognitive Search
May 6

The Cognitive Search feature of Azure Search is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Cognitive Search is an enrichment pipeline that transforms raw, unstructured content into rich searchable information in an Azure Search index.

  • Azure Cognitive Search

April 2019

Apr 2

Azure Search—New storage optimized service tiers are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

The new L-series tiers offer significantly more storage at a reduced cost per terabyte compared to the standard tiers. This is ideal for internal applications searching over large file repositories, archival scenarios when you have business data going back many years, or e-discovery applications.

  • Azure Cognitive Search

February 2019

Feb 7

Blob output partitioning in Azure Stream Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Stream Analytics users can now partition output to Azure Blob storage based on custom date and time formats.

  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Azure Stream Analytics

December 2018

Dec 11

Connect Cognitive Services subscription to enable unlimited skillset execution

IN PREVIEW

Starting December 21, 2018, you’ll be able to associate your Cognitive Services subscription with an Azure Search skillset. The skillset execution will be charged as part of the Cognitive Services subscription. On December 21, 2018, we’ll also begin charging for image extraction as part of our document-cracking stage. Text extraction from documents will continue to be offered at no additional cost.

  • Cognitive Services
  • Azure Cognitive Search

May 2017

May 11

Synonyms for Azure Search

IN PREVIEW

Support for synonyms in Azure Search, soon to be in preview, is one of our most requested features on UserVoice. Synonyms functionality will allows for Azure Search to not only return results that match the query terms that were typed into the search box, but also return results that match synonyms of the query terms.

  • Azure Cognitive Search

December 2016

Dec 1

General availability: New API version and .NET SDK for Azure Search

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Search has released new features in API version 2016-09-01 and a new .NET SDK.

  • Azure Cognitive Search

August 2016

Aug 22

Azure Search: .NET SDK preview and portal support for Blob/Table indexers

IN PREVIEW

Azure Search has released a new preview version of the .NET SDK and supports Blob and Table storage indexers in the Azure portal.

  • Azure Cognitive Search

June 2016

Jun 14

Azure Search: Update to the Search Traffic Analytics dashboard in Power BI

The updated Power BI content pack for Azure Search contains insightful data about your Azure Search service and useful visualizations.

  • Azure Cognitive Search
Jun 9

Azure Search S3 and S3 High Density tiers in public preview, and Basic tier generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Search helps developers build rich, first-class search experiences into their applications.

  • Azure Cognitive Search

May 2016

May 3

Public preview: Azure Search Blob indexer parses structured JSON content

IN PREVIEW

The Azure Search Blob indexer can now parse JSON documents while preserving document structure.

  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Storage Accounts

April 2016

Apr 19

Public preview: Azure Search indexer for Azure tables

IN PREVIEW

Azure Search supports Azure tables as a data source.

  • Azure Cognitive Search

March 2016

Mar 2

Public preview: Azure Search Basic tier

IN PREVIEW

The Basic tier of Azure Search offers a low-cost and production-ready search service for your web and mobile applications.

  • Azure Cognitive Search

February 2016

Feb 12

General availability: Lucene query syntax in Azure Search

NOW AVAILABLE

Lucene query syntax is now available as part of the Azure Search REST API.

  • Azure Cognitive Search
Feb 10

General availability: Azure Search .NET SDK

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Search .NET SDK is now generally available.

  • Azure Cognitive Search

January 2016

Jan 25

Azure Search: .NET SDK version 1.0.1-preview

IN PREVIEW

Version 1.0.1-preview of the Azure Search .NET SDK is now available.

  • Azure Cognitive Search
Jan 21

Preview: Customize lexical analyzers in Azure Search

IN PREVIEW

Take control over the process of breaking your documents into searchable terms.

  • Azure Cognitive Search

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