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This idea is still in our blacklog. We are working to see if the functionality can be enabled with something similar to our low-priority VMs which are currently in preview.Mark commented
No, please don't do that. This will slow everyone else down.
A common need for users of Azure Table Storage is searching data in a Table using query patterns other than those that Table Storage provides efficiently, namely key lookups and partition scans. Using Azure Search, you can index and search Table Storage data (using full text search, filters, facets, custom scoring, etc.) and capture incremental changes in the data on a schedule, all without writing any code. To learn more, check out Indexing Azure Table Storage with Azure Search: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/search/search-howto-indexing-azure-tablesMark commented
I am using the Azure library for Lucene.NET (http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/Azure-Library-for-83562538) but it not a supported application. Microsoft should provide the full text search indexing options with Table/Blob Storage...
This work is on our backlog and currently under consideration. We will update here if this changes.