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Azure Search

Search-as-a-service for web and mobile app development
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What is Azure Search?

Azure Search makes it easy to add powerful and sophisticated search capabilities to your website or application. Quickly and easily tune search results and construct rich, fine-tuned ranking models to tie search results to business goals. Reliable throughput and storage provide fast search indexing and querying to support time-sensitive search scenarios.
Azure Search is a tool in the Search as a Service category of a tech stack.

Who uses Azure Search?

Companies
14 companies reportedly use Azure Search in their tech stacks, including Microsoft, odds-bods, and simplement-e.

Developers
25 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Azure Search.

Azure Search Integrations

Microsoft Azure, Hexo, Azure Cosmos DB, CloudPortam, and Kentico Cloud are some of the popular tools that integrate with Azure Search. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with Azure Search.

Why developers like Azure Search?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Azure Search

Azure Search's Features

  • Powerful, reliable performance
  • Easily tune search indices to meet business goals
  • Scale out simply
  • Enable sophisticated search functionality
  • Get up and running quickly
  • Simplify search index management

Azure Search Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Azure Search?
Elasticsearch
Elasticsearch is a distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine capable of storing data and searching it in near real time. Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats and Logstash are the Elastic Stack (sometimes called the ELK Stack).
Solr
Solr is the popular, blazing fast open source enterprise search platform from the Apache Lucene project. Its major features include powerful full-text search, hit highlighting, faceted search, near real-time indexing, dynamic clustering, database integration, rich document (e.g., Word, PDF) handling, and geospatial search. Solr is highly reliable, scalable and fault tolerant, providing distributed indexing, replication and load-balanced querying, automated failover and recovery, centralized configuration and more. Solr powers the search and navigation features of many of the world's largest internet sites.
Amazon CloudSearch
Amazon CloudSearch enables you to search large collections of data such as web pages, document files, forum posts, or product information. With a few clicks in the AWS Management Console, you can create a search domain, upload the data you want to make searchable to Amazon CloudSearch, and the search service automatically provisions the required technology resources and deploys a highly tuned search index.
Apache Solr
It uses the tools you use to make application building a snap. It is built on the battle-tested Apache Zookeeper, it makes it easy to scale up and down.
Algolia
Our mission is to make you a search expert. Push data to our API to make it searchable in real time. Build your dream front end with one of our web or mobile UI libraries. Tune relevance and get analytics right from your dashboard.
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Azure Search's Followers
48 developers follow Azure Search to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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