Tag Archives: SP2010

SharePoint Search and FAST Search for SharePoint Architecture Diagrams – Fault Tolerance and Performance

Update: For those interested in watching a presentation of this content below you can download (right-click and select “Save target as..”) and watch this video here (200+ MB) that was recorded during a webcast on 2011-07-27. My presentation starts at … Continue reading

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Learning roadmap for Search in SharePoint 2010 (including FAST Search for SharePoint) – Part 2: Planning, Scale, Installation and Deployment, and Crawling

Did you enjoy your break since our last post in the series, when we finished up with some architecture diagrams for both SharePoint Search and FAST Search for SharePoint? Now let’s have a deeper look into some of those components, … Continue reading

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Learning roadmap for Search in SharePoint 2010 (including FAST Search for SharePoint) – Part 1: Search 101 and Architecture

If you want to learn about search in SharePoint 2010, there is so much information everywhere, spread across many sites, in different media formats that it would be a daunting task to try and make sense of it all. That’s … Continue reading

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Reasons to go with FAST Search for SharePoint instead of regular SharePoint 2010 Search

A question I have been getting a lot lately is this: “With all the improvements in the out-of-the-box search experience in SharePoint 2010, why would I go with FAST Search for SharePoint? What are the main motivations to do that?” … Continue reading

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SharePoint Saturday Boston 2011 – Why Search Matters?

This past Saturday, April 9/2011, was my first time attending and presenting at a SharePoint Saturday event (and it was a fantastic event, btw!). A lot of people had given me feedback that sometimes there is too much discussion on … Continue reading

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Blocking unwanted Query Suggestions from FS4SP (or SP2010)

One of the cool features available both with FS4SP and SP2010 is the ability to have query suggestions. You know, those suggestions that appear as you start typing in a search box and sometimes help you direct your query to … Continue reading

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