Support vertically scale-up by choosing VM size
Right now, we can only scale out the search service by setting partition and replica. It is nice to be able to scale up the service vertically by choose more powerful VM, say A4, A7 etc..., so hide the VM details but expose CPU/Memory options to user.
Thank you for your feedback. While it is unlikely we’ll address this suggestion in the near future, we’ll reassess based on the number of votes it receives.
Azure Search Product Team
Jonas Stawski commented
WTF?!?!?! We just hit a storage limit in the Basic tier and found out that we can't scale up! Most services in Azure allow you to scale up and out, why wouldn't this one support it? To make matters worse, we can't import data from another azure search service/account. Come on! This should be implemented right away regardless of the number of votes, this is what the cloud is all about, pay only for what you use! What scares me the most is what will happen when I reach the next limit....