Monthly Archives: April 2011

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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Facing the dreaded “Your query is malformed. Please rephrase your query.” when using FS4SP scopes

You read Jørgen’s great blog post and learned that scopes in FAST Search for SharePoint 2010 (FS4SP) are simply FQL (FAST Query Language) filters, so you followed the instructions and created your own scopes with a command more or less … Continue reading

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