Tuesday, July 13, 2010

* SharePoint 2010 : Notes on Search



· Enterprise data from multiple Information stores (heterogeneous systems & data stores) can be indexed & queried with unified results presented to the user.

· Information stores can be SharePoint sites, external sites, file shares, database systems, web services, mail systems or any other custom source.

· Fast and accurate search results which include correct relevancy and ranking.

· Search context to include People within the enterprise and content metadata.

Search Products

· Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 Search

· Microsoft Search Server 2010 Express

· Microsoft Search Server 2010

· Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Search

· FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint

End-User Functionality

· Available as simple search box and Search Center site.

· Search content or people based on their expertise.

· Refine results based on content metadata & taxonomy tags

· Search interface can be web or custom apps using query object models.

· Search from Windows 7 & Windows Mobile/Phone

· Phonetic & nickname search

· Thumbnails & previews of results

· Boolean query syntax (supports AND, OR and NOT)

· Wildcard search

· Content metadata & content type based search

· Suggestions while typing search queries – based on past queries

· Suggestions after user runs queries – based on past queries

· Office Web Applications integrated – to view docs as results in browser.

· RSS feed for search results

· Schedule a search and get an alert of result changes via e-mail, etc.

Search Processing Features

· Connector Framework

· Social behavior based relevance & ranking

· Unified Query Object Model

· Scale out with Index partitioning

· Search Analytics Report

· Federated Search

· Best Bet – associate keywords and URL even without indexing

· IFilter framework – allows reading of content within documents

· Stemming, Stop Word, Synonym & Word Breaker support

Search Administration Features

· >500m content volume with sub-second query response time

· Central & Site collection level administration

· PowerShell 2.0 support for administration

· Search as an independent service application

· Crawler Impact rule allows to manage load which can be put on data sources by crawler

1 comment:

  1. Hello,

    i want to say thank you for a great job you've done on your blog.
    I have a software download website and I also write articles for people to help them with their computers and software. Is it possible to place this article on your blog as a guest post?

    Andy G.