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Unleashing FAST Search

  1. 1. Unleashing FAST Search in SharePoint 2010<br />Ameet Phadnis MCTS<br />Partner/Principal Consultant <br />e Tek Global Inc. <br />
  2. 2. Quick Survey<br />Experience with SharePoint?<br />2003<br />2007<br />2010<br />Experience with SharePoint Search<br />SharePoint Foundation 2010<br />Search Server Express<br />Search Server<br />SharePoint 2010<br />Experience with Search Engine?<br />Google<br />Yahoo<br />Bing<br />
  3. 3. Why Search?<br />Find Information.<br />Find People.<br />Research.<br />Find Prospects.<br />Leaked Information.<br />
  4. 4. What is Enterprise Search?<br />Intranet<br />DMS<br />File System<br />Database<br />Email<br />
  5. 5. Components of Enterprise Search<br />Content Ingestion<br />Content Processing and analysis.<br />Indexing.<br />Query Parsing.<br />Matching.<br />
  6. 6. Enterprise Search Products<br />SharePoint Foundation 2010<br />Search Server 2010 Express<br />Search Server 2010<br />SharePoint Server 2010<br />FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint<br />
  7. 7. Typical Search Scenarios<br />Intranet Search<br />People Search<br />Site Search<br />Research external sites<br />CRM<br />Intelligence and Investigation<br />Intellectual Property Protection<br />Compliance<br />
  8. 8. Search in SharePoint 2010<br />Core Offerings<br />Search Server 2010<br />SharePoint Search 2010<br />FAST Search for SharePoint 2010<br />Key Components<br />Administration<br />Crawling<br />Query & Indexing<br />Deployment Considerations<br />Capacity Planning<br />Distribution Considerations<br />Information Architecture<br />
  9. 9. Search Server 2010<br />Boolean Queries<br />Wildcard prefixes<br />Query completion<br />Suggestions<br />Did you mean?<br />Connectors for Enterprise Search in Windows 7.<br />Refinement Panels<br />Enhancements for relevance of search results.<br />Ranking based on search results history.<br />Relevance based on inferred metadata.<br />Relevancy tuning by document promotion or site promotion.<br />Best Bets<br />Shallow Results Refinement<br />PowerShell Support<br />
  10. 10. SharePoint Search 2010<br />People Search<br />Best Bets<br />Query Federation<br />Query completion on previously executed queries.<br />Phonetic Search<br />Click-through relevance.<br />Taxonomy Integration<br />Usage Reporting<br />
  11. 11. FAST Search for SharePoint 2010<br />Visual cues through presentation of visual best bets, document preview and document thumbnails for rapid recognition of information.<br />Contextual search to meet the needs of diverse groups.<br />Customizable relevance-ranking models.<br />Advanced content processing that allows complex entity extraction and content enhancements.<br />Easy-to-configure end user experiences.<br />Advanced query capabilities, which enable creation of powerful applications.<br />
  12. 12. Features comparison in SharePoint 2010<br />
  13. 13. Architecture of FAST Search<br />Fast Search Server 2010 for SharePoint<br />FAST Search Connector<br />Content<br />Query Search Service Application (SSA)<br />Query Object Model<br />Content<br />Administration<br />Query Processing<br />Query Matching<br />Item Processing<br />Custom Front end<br />FAST Indexing Connectors<br />Indexing<br />Query Web Service<br />Fast Search Authorization (FSA)<br />Content<br />Federation object Model<br />Monitoring<br />ExternalFederatedSources<br />PeopleSearch<br />Active Directory<br />
  14. 14. Configuring FAST Search<br />Services that needs to be started<br />
  15. 15. Selecting the deployment Type<br />
  16. 16. User Name and Password<br />
  17. 17. Certificate Password<br />
  18. 18. Server Name and Base Port Number<br />
  19. 19. Database Settings<br />
  20. 20. FAST Search Important Directory Components<br />Install_Info.txt: Details about the Installation. <br />FAST Search Query Search Service Application Configuration<br />FAST Search Content Search Service Application Configuration.<br />installerscripts: Stores PowerShell scripts<br />securefastsearchconnector.ps1<br />InstallSTSCertificateForClaims.ps1<br />datadata_securitycert: Self signed Certificate to enable content feeding.<br />
  21. 21. Setting up Fast Search<br />Setup FAST Search Query Service.<br />Setup Connector Search Service Application.<br />Configure SSL-enabled Communication.<br />Configure FAST Search Authorization.<br />Configure Claims-Based Authentication.<br />
  22. 22. FAST Search on SharePoint site<br />Features to be enabled –<br />
  23. 23. FAST Features on Site<br />FAST Features Available–<br />
  24. 24. FAST Search Keywords<br />
  25. 25. Fast Search Best Bets<br />
  26. 26. FAST Search Visual Best Bets<br />
  27. 27. FAST Search Document Promotion<br />
  28. 28. FAST Search Site Promotion and Demotion<br />
  29. 29. FAST Search User Context<br />Why User Context<br />Target content for the logged-in user.<br />Target Best Bets and Visual Best Bets for the logged-in User Context<br />Target Document Promotion and Demotion to specific user.<br />Target Site Promotion and Demotion to specific user.<br />
  30. 30. Search Web Parts<br />Advanced Search Box<br />Federated Results<br />People Refinement Panel<br />People Search box<br />People Search core results<br />Refinement Panel<br />Related Queries<br />Search Action Links<br />Search Best Bets<br />Search Box<br />Search Core Results<br />Search Paging<br />Search Statistics<br />Search Summary<br />Search Visual Best Bet<br />Top Federated Results<br />
  31. 31. Thumbnails and Preview<br />Requires Office Web Apps<br />
  32. 32. Demo<br />
  33. 33. Resources<br />http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee781286.aspx - All about Fast Search.<br />http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=96663b95-e9f5-48c8-beb9-a15ad119c499&displaylang=en – Enterprise Search Guide.<br />http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=c422d3c7-1443-41e4-b0fe-fc402ee4d8c1&displaylang=en – FAST Search Evaluation Guide<br />For anything else – Search with your favorite Engine.<br />
  34. 34. Thank you for coming <br />Email:- aaphadnis@etekglobalinc.com<br />Site:- www.etekglobalinc.com<br />Blog:- aaphadnis.spaces.live.com <br />LinkedIn:- http://www.linkedin.com/in/aaphadnis<br />Twitter:- @aaphadnis<br />