Azure Search: Lucene query syntax fully supported

13 January 2016

Azure Search has exposed the full Lucene query language to users of the service (in preview). Developed as part of Apache Lucene, the Lucene query language allows you to construct powerful queries. Specifically, this feature enables the following in Azure Search:
  • Field-scoped search
  • Term-boosting to customize ranking and relevance
  • Regular expression search
  • Fuzzy search
  • Proximity search
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