Adding Microsoft Azure Search to Your Websites and Apps

Want to add a great (even amazing) search experience to your apps and websites? Find out how to give your users the level of availability and efficiency they expect. Microsoft Azure Search is one of the latest services delivered in Azure, and it's gaining global popularity, from the United States, to Canada, Albania, and beyond.

In this demo-rich course, learn how Azure Search, delivered as a service, can significantly reduce the complexity of search management and scale. Investigate ways that customers can naturally and effectively explore and find data, and take a look at full-text search, multilanguage functionality, and geospatial search. Plus, see how index tuning, scoring, and weighting in Azure Search can enhance search results and improve business objectives. Be sure to catch the Cortana demo, an exciting look at voice-enabled search. This powerful service is sure to rock your search world!

Course Outline:

  • ​Introduction to Azure Search
  • ​Managing and Scaling Your Search Service
  • ​Extending Your Data to Enable Full Text Search
  • ​Implementing Suggestions, Faceting, Hit Highlighting, and Filtering
  • ​Adding Geospatial Search
  • ​Tuning and Scoring Your Search Index
  • ​Leveraging Multilanguage Search Using Microsoft Natural Language
  • ​Leveraging Cortana Speech Recognition
Instructor Team
​Liam Cavanagh | Microsoft Senior Program Manager

​Liam Cavanagh is a Senior Program Manager in the Azure Search group at Microsoft, where he helps to build a fully managed full-text search service allowing developers to add great search experiences to web and mobile applications. Additionally, he works with enterprise corporations implementing enterprise cloud and mobile solutions and conducts training seminars worldwide.

Liam holds a Bachelor of Mathematics degree in Business and Information Systems from the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Live Event Details
April 23, 2015
9am–2pm PDT
What: Fast-paced live virtual session
Cost: Free
Audience: Web and Mobile App Developers

An interest in improved search functionality