Azure Search

Cloud search service for web and mobile app development

Customers using the cloud to enable sophisticated search

Build great search experiences for your web and mobile apps

Many applications use search as the primary interaction pattern for their customers who expect great relevance, suggestions, near-instantaneous responses, multiple languages, faceting, and more. Azure Search makes it easy for you to add powerful and sophisticated search capabilities to your website or application. The integrated Microsoft natural language stack, also used in Bing and Office, has been improved over 16 years of development. Quickly tune search results and construct rich, fine-tuned ranking models to tie search results to business goals. Reliable throughput and storage give you fast search indexing and querying to support time-sensitive search scenarios.

Reduce complexity with a fully-managed service

With Azure Search, you don’t have to set up and manage your own search index. The fully-managed service helps you avoid dealing with index corruption, service availability, scaling, and service updates. Create multiple indexes with no incremental cost per index. Easily scale up or down as the traffic and data volume of your application changes.

Get up and running quickly

Azure Search boosts your development speed thanks to support for familiar tools and the consistent global Microsoft cloud platform. Quickly provision search and start populating the index to get up and running quickly. Like other Azure services, Azure Search uses familiar REST API calls and gives you a Microsoft .NET SDK. The worldwide network of Azure datacenters give you reduced search latency anywhere your application is located.

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