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 the number of fields per index

    Using certain platforms or applications require the usage of over 1000 fields per index. The limitation is on the low end for a platform like Sitecore - can this be increased?

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  2. Allow customer to provide encryption key for indexed data

    To meet enterprise security requirements, it would be great if index data could be encrypted (ideally with a key provided by the customer.)

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  3. Indexer for Azure File shares

    Index Azure File shares similar to blobs

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  4. Add support for using Azure Data Lake with blob indexer or new indexer

    Customer would want to use ADL as a centralized store and then use various services like Azure Search, HDInsight on top of the same document store

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  5. Azure Search deployed within Virtual Network

    I would like suggest Azure Search could be deployed in virtual network so that not expose the search service endpoint to internet.

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  6. Please provide support for MySQL database for pushing data to the index from azure portal

    Please provide support for MySQL database for pushing data to the index from azure portal

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  7. 27 votes
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  8. It would be very useful, for the sake of more accurate suggestions, to provide the equivalent of SolR ShingleFilterFactory. This would let u

    It would be very useful, in order to provide more accurate suggestions, to have the equivalent of SolR ShingleFilterFactory (http://lucene.apache.org/core/4_7_0/analyzers-common/org/apache/lucene/analysis/shingle/ShingleFilterFactory.html).
    This would let us give the user suggestions with actual groups of words found in the index.

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  9. Make errors and warnings as helpful and constructive as possible

    Please try not to provide cryptic error and warning statements that are only understandable by project developers but rather try to provide HELPFUL and CONSTRUCTIVE errors and warnings that more quickly help the poor user.

    I'm a newbie who quickly encountered the error:

    400: {"result":{"Message":"Missing request parameters: definition"}}

    when I tried to create a new index without a fields element. Why couldn't it provide (it certainly "knows" what the problem is) a more helpful, constructive error like

    400: {"result":{"Message":"Missing required fields element when creating a new index"}}

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  10. Populate json string in Azure SQL table directly into Azure Search Index such that it is queryable on json attributes

    I have a column in my Azure SQL table that contains json (not array of strings) is there a direct way to populate that into azure search index so that it is queryable (filterable on the json attributes)

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  11. Retrieve index data source

    Once the data source is created there is no current method to identify where the index is indexing the data from. It would be nice to know where the data is coming from, like is it a QA, DEV or PROD, or is it a blob storage account, sql server, documentDB, etc.

    I don't need the actual connection string or password or sensitive info, just the repository name would be great.

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