Azure Search Pros and Cons

Azure Search Pros

Bryan Soltis
Technical Evangelist at a tech vendor with 201-500 employees
Offers a tremendous amount of flexibility and scalability when integrating with applications.
The product is extremely configurable, allowing you to customize the search experience to suit your needs.
Because all communication is done via the REST API, data is retrieved quickly in JSON format to reduce overhead and latency.​
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AshutoshTripathi
Associate Lead Technology at a tech services company with 5,001-10,000 employees
The search functionality time has been reduced to a few milliseconds.
Creates indexers to get data from different data sources.
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Azure Search Cons

Bryan Soltis
Technical Evangelist at a tech vendor with 201-500 employees
For SDKs, Azure Search currently offers solutions for .NET and Python. Additional platforms would be welcomed, especially native iOS and Android solutions for mobile development.
For availability, expanding its use to all Azure datacenters would be helpful in increasing awareness and usage of the product.​
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AshutoshTripathi
Associate Lead Technology at a tech services company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Adding items to Azure Search using its .NET APIs sometimes throws exceptions.
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