Full-Text Search on Azure with Lucene.NET

added by Avalaxy
11/20/2012 12:04:36 PM

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Full-Text Search is a very powerful feature that can be used for a wide range of business scenarios such as building a search engine. The problem is that Full-Text Indexes aren't supported in the current version of SQL Azure, so we have to use Lucene.NET for this. At the moment of writing, Lucene.NET does not work with the latest Azure SDK, so we had to fix that. In this post I will describe how I got Lucene.NET working on Azure with SDK 1.8.