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Understanding Azure Cognitive Search Costs

Matt Eland doesn’t want to break the bank:

Let’s continue my recent trend in exploring pricing tips for the various parts of AI and Machine Learning on Azure with a dive into Azure Cognitive Search.

Sometimes confused with the AI offerings of Azure Cognitive Services, the entirely different Azure Cognitive Search is a rich service that allows you to index a variety of files and documents, extract meaning from those documents, and provide rich search results to users.

In this article we’ll explore the pricing structure of Azure Cognitive Search and highlight some things you should be aware of as you plan and develop your Cognitive Search resources.

Read the whole thing if you’re thinking of using Azure Cognitive Search. It’s a good service and I think the pricing model is fairly straightforward, though there are always nuances to these things.