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    January 2016

    Jan 19

    Azure Search: Search Traffic Analytics available

    Enable traffic analytics in Azure Search to gain visibility into your search service and learn about your users.

    • Azure Cognitive Search
    • Features
    Jan 13

    Azure Search: Lucene query syntax fully supported

    Write more powerful queries in Azure Search with the full Lucene query language.

    • Azure Cognitive Search
    • Features
    Jan 8

    Azure Search: Search Explorer available

    Query your Azure Search indexes and see search results directly from the Azure portal.

    • Azure Cognitive Search
    • Features

    August 2015

    Aug 20

    Azure Search updates: API prototype, language support, new regions

    Azure Search updates include an API prototype, language support, and new regions.

    • Azure Cognitive Search
    • Features

    July 2015

    Jul 24

    General availability: New regions for Azure Search

    We’ve announced the general availability of 3 new regions for Azure Search—Brazil South, Australia East, and Japan West—bringing the global availability of Azure Search to a total of 11 regions.

    • Azure Cognitive Search
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services

    March 2015

    Mar 5

    General availability: Azure Search

    Azure Search is a search-as-a-service solution that helps developers build sophisticated search experiences into web and mobile applications.

    • Azure Cognitive Search
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services

    August 2014

    Aug 21

    Preview: Azure Search

    Incorporate search capabilities into applications without having to worry about the complexities of full-text search

    • Azure Cognitive Search
    • Services

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