Azure Search

Azure Search is a search-as-a-service solution that allows developers to incorporate a sophisticated search experience into web and mobile applications without having to worry about the complexities of full-text search and without having to deploy, maintain or manage any infrastructure

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  1. Increase this throttle limit: Create Index (POST /indexes): 12 per minute per search unit

    All the other limits are per second - why such a low limit? We are indexing many documents at once and keep hitting it.

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  3. Adding comments to the existing fields

    Currently there is no option to add comments to the existing fields in Azure search, can we make this feature available?

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  4. Proper support for DateTimeOffset

    Search should ingest and support a true implementation of DateTimeOffset. The current implementation merely converts an incoming DateTimeOffset to a DateTime in UTC, subsequently resulting in the loss of data, as the original offset can no longer be retrieved. The currently implementation necessitates persisting a related sidecar attribute of the original offset and subsequently requires the consumer to convert and rehydrate the property. This is exceptionally tedious, especially for use cases with several dozen DateTimeOffset attributes with varying offsets.

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  5. Offer reserved pricing on Azure Search (similar to AWS ElasticSearch)

    AWS offers up to 52% discount when committing to a 3 year reserved instance for AWS ElasticSearch.

    There is no reserved pricing option for Azure Search.

    Please provide reserved pricing, similar to Cosmos DB/Azure SQL, at a discount comparable to AWS.

    47 votes
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  6. support indexing for Visio documents

    Can we see support for indexing (or crawling) of Visio documents?

    In the networking world, these are very important sources of data.

    Visio documents are key information sources for design, intent and work planning when it comes to deploying and managing network appliances. It would be invaluable to engineers

    4 votes
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  7. Support correlated search on complex collections

    Now that Azure Search supports complex types, it would be useful to be able to combine full-text search and strict Boolean filters when querying over complex collections. Currently this is not possible -- search.ismatch()/ismatchscoring() are not allowed in lambda expressions, and using sub-fields of complex collections in full Lucene queries has uncorrelated semantics.

    For example, if you want to search for hotels that have deluxe rooms with city views, none of these gives you exactly what you want:

    search=Rooms/Description:(city views) AND Rooms/Type:(Deluxe Room)

    search=Rooms/Description:(city views)&$filter=Rooms/any(room: room/Type eq 'Deluxe Room')

    $filter=search.ismatchscoring('city views') and Rooms/any(room: room/Type eq 'Deluxe Room')

    Instead, what you'd…

    119 votes
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  8. Azure Cognitive Search should increase the maximum limit of complex collection fields from 40 to something more appropriate for Json files.

    I have json files having more than 70 complex collection fields. I want to index these Json files using Azure Cognitive Search, but unfortunately the limit for complex collection fields is only 40 for every tier.
    I suppose the limit should be increased from 40 to something more appropriate.

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  9. Support contains in azure search

    In Azure search we need to support "contains".

    example:

    If I search for apple
    then it show be give apple,apple fruit ,green apple ,green apple fruit.

    apple

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  10. higher numbers of scoring functions for higher pricing tiers

    Azure Search should support higher numbers of scoring functions for higher pricing tiers, since they have more compute resources available.

    Current limit is 8 function maximum regardless of pricing tier.

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  11. Please make it possible to rename an index.

    Please make it possible to rename an index.

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  12. Hit highlight new behavior is not working

    Accrording to doc Hit highlighting behavior updated on 15 July 2020,
    but still I am getting same response as before,
    I have recreate whole service on 16th July.

    Can not get exact match results in hit highlight

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  13. Azure Cognitive Search should be able to index Azure Files

    Azure Cognitive Search should be able to index Azure Files. I have no way to search in Azure Files directly, if I store files in Azure Files instead of Blobs.

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  14. DataSource Definition JSON always shows Connectionstring = null (By Design)

    DataSource Definition JSON always shows Connectionstring = null (By Design).

    The recommendation is that, instead of null, says: "Hidden for security purposes".

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  15. Allow search management UI with Private Link enabled.

    When the search service is configured with a private link or in private mode, we are unable to manage the Search Service outside of doing it programmatically or through the API. We would like an option to be able to manage the service when private link is enabled.

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  16. Sub aggregation or pivot

    Can we get solr pivot or sub aggregation equivalent functionality.

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  17. Support contains/startswith/endswith in collection matching lambda expressions

    It would be great if you support more operators in collection matching lambda expressions.
    For example, Members/any(m: m contains 'a').
    Since there's no correlation between the query and the filters, this can be very useful.

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  18. Support additional file formats

    Additional mail formats such as .PST, EDRM, Mbox
    AutoCAD
    DICOM

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  19. Proximity Scoring Profile For Numeric Fields

    We need the ability to set up a scoring profile based on the proximity to a numeric field.

    i.e. All of our projects in our search index have a fee amount, we want to be able to score them based on similarly sized projects, i.e. proximity from the fee number, like you can do with geolocation.

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  20. Add search/filter text box to left CMDLETS, RUNBOOKS, & ASSETS panel

    Add search/filter text box to left CMDLETS, RUNBOOKS, & ASSETS panel to ease in selecting various items. Currently the full list of CMDLETS is very long to find the one you want.

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