The Text Analytics Cognitive Service announces Public Preview of Named Entity Recognition. With a simple API call, apply robust machine learning models to your unstructured text and recognize more than 20 types of named entities such as people, places, organizations, quantities, dates, and more.
Starting in late 2017, all new paid Azure Search services started using brand new, more powerful underlying hardware in select regions. The upgraded search services offer significantly higher performance and remove document count limits, at no additional cost...
Azure Search can read and index JSON objects directly from Azure Blob Storage.
Azure Search releases Public Preview availability for multi-word synonyms. Synonyms functionality allows for Azure Search to not only return results which match the query terms that were typed into the search box, but also return results which match customer-defined synonyms of the query terms.
In late 2016, Dynamics 365 launched their new Relevance Search functionality as a result of a partnership between the Dynamics and Azure Search teams.
Azure Search announces general availability of the S3 and S3 HD pricing tiers as well as availability in two new regions.
Read about how Autocosmos.com integrated Azure Search into their site and subsequently saw favorable increases in some unexpected metrics.