Microsoft Search – Portal & Book

Search, search, search! Please find some useful pointers on the subject, including a great book I read recently that just got published last month that explains very well our search strategy and offerings; in case you missed it Microsoft positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of the 2008 Information Access Magic Quadrant. Finally if you want to search Project Server data check this: Search Project Server data using MOSS' BDC and Enterprise Search - CodePlex Solution Starter

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Book : Professional Microsoft Search: SharePoint 2007 and Search Server 2008 (Wrox Professional Guides) by Tom Rizzo, Richard Riley, and Shane Young.Table of Content:
  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Enterprise Search.
  • Chapter 2: Overview of Microsoft Enterprise Search Products.
  • Chapter 3: Planning and Deploying an Enterprise Search Solution.
  • Chapter 4: Configuring and Administering Search.
  • Chapter 5: Searching LOB Systems with the BDC.
  • Chapter 6: User Profiles and People Search.
  • Chapter 7: Extending Search with Federation.
  • Chapter 8: Securing Your Search Results.
  • Chapter 9: Customizing the Search Experience.
  • Chapter 10: Understanding and Tuning Relevance.
  • Chapter 11: Building Applications with the Search API and Web Services.
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