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Plan, customize, and deploy Microsoft Search to get the results you want
Microsoft Enterprise Search technology offers cutting-edge innovations for connecting people to the information they seek. Written by a team of experts in the field, this book presents comprehensive coverage of Enterprise Search and the new Microsoft offerings. It starts by providing you with an understanding of how Enterprise Search differs from Internet search. It then explains how you can apply search technology across a wide range of applications, how to customize Enterprise Search to make it work for you, and how to develop applications that include search.
Professional Microsoft Search:
Surveys the issues that need to be addressed for a successful search deployment
Reviews the process of creating a business plan for search and establishing a search center of excellence
Details SharePoint Search, Search Server, and FAST Search architecture, installation, and customization
Details FAST Search for Internet Sites, including multinode deployment in Linux as well as the new Content Transformation Services and Interaction Management Services components
Delves into advanced topics and trends such as social search and search/business intelligence convergence
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Use Microsoft's latest search-based technology-FAST search-to plan, customize, and deploy your search solution
FAST is Microsoft's latest intelligent search-based technology that boasts robustness and an ability to integrate business intelligence with Search. This in-depth guide provides you with advanced coverage on FAST search and shows you how to use it to plan, customize, and deploy your search solution, with an emphasis on SharePoint 2010 and Internet-based search solutions.
With a particular appeal for anyone responsible for implementing and managing enterprise search, this book presents the key features and functions that are available with FAST search. Real-world examples show you how the technology works and the author team of experts demonstrates how FAST can be used to solve key challenges in the Enterprise.
- FAST search is Microsoft's latest search-based technology that enables large companies to filter through enormous amounts of data to find very specific pieces of information
- Reviews the key features and functions of FAST and provides examples of how FAST can be used to solve common challenges you may face
- Covers Enterprise Search and the Microsoft search product line, SharePoint-focused Enterprise search, and FAST search for Internet business
- Demonstrates how to implement and manage an enterprise system with FAST search
- Addresses the future of Enterprise search and the role FAST search will play
Don't waste any time! This book will help you act fast so you can get started implementing FAST search today.
About the Author
Mark Bennett is a founder and CTO of New Idea Engineering, Inc.
Jeff Fried is Senior Technical Product Manager at Microsoft, focused on Enterprise Search.
Miles Kehoe is a founder and President of New Idea Engineering, Inc.
Natalya Voskresenskaya is a Microsoft MVP and is cofounder of Arcovis LLC.
Table of Contents
PART I: INTRODUCTION.
CHAPTER 1: WHAT IS ENTERPRISE SEARCH?
CHAPTER 2: DEVELOPING A STRATEGY — THE BUSINESS PROCESS OF SEARCH.
CHAPTER 3: OVERVIEW OF MICROSOFT ENTERPRISE SEARCH PRODUCTS.
PART II: IMPLEMENTING SEARCH.
CHAPTER 4: SEARCH WITHIN SHAREPOINT 2010.
CHAPTER 5: FAST SEARCH WITHIN SHAREPOINT 2010.
CHAPTER 6: CUSTOMIZING SEARCH WITH SHAREPOINT 2010.
PART III: IMPLEMENTING SEARCH WITH ESP.
CHAPTER 7: INTRODUCTION TO FAST ESP.
CHAPTER 8: CUSTOMIZATION AND DEPLOYMENT OF FAST ESP 5.X.
CHAPTER 9: ADVANCED TOPICS.
PART IV: ENTERPRISE SEARCH 2.0.
CHAPTER 10: ENTERPRISE SEARCH IS SOCIAL SEARCH.
CHAPTER 11: SEARCH AND BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE.
CHAPTER 12: THE FUTURE OF SEARCH.