Azure Search

Azure Cognitive Search (formerly Azure Search)

Background I have in the past, in my previous job, used ElasticSearch extensively for our internal search. When I joined my current firm, I proposed using Elastic Search for our policy search problem, which apparently was slow and inefficient. This wasn’t surprising at all to me, as they were using simple SQL to search for relevant data. This was bound to be slow. So having proposed Elastic Search, I did a little POC and showed how easy it was for me to set up Elastic search on my machine on one node and showed how searching was a breeze using RESTAPIs and other clients....

August 27, 2021 · 7 min · 1351 words

Client Side Search for your Hugo Blog with Fuse.js

Featured Image is “Search!” by Jeffrey Beall is licensed with CC BY-ND 2.0. To view a copy of this license, visit In an earlier post about migrating from wordpress to self hosted on Azure, I took you through some steps to host a blog on Hugo. But I don’t know if you realised the blog didn’t have a search function. I couldn’t really search for articles! That I felt was a step back from my wordpress blog where I had the ability to search....

May 1, 2021 · 8 min · 1620 words