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Search In The Enterprise


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This was the first part of a 2 part Search session at SharePoint Saturday Melbourne in October 2009.

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Search In The Enterprise

  1. 1. Search in the Enterprise<br />Tim Wragg<br />Principal Consultant<br />Stargate Group<br />
  2. 2. Objectives of this Presentation<br />An appreciation of the MS Search Offerings<br />Overview of the SharePoint search Architecture<br />Tips n Techniques to begin your search story.<br />Understand what’s coming in 2010<br />Chris O’Connor will continue this story. <br />
  3. 3. Enterprise Search in SP 2010?<br />Yes we’re covering it – It’s Exciting !<br />Although its still 4 Months*Away<br />And Your Story Starts Today<br />
  4. 4. Understanding the Product Set<br />Desktop<br />Windows Desktop Search<br />Vista / Windows 7<br />Server<br />SQL Server<br />SharePoint Server 2010 / MOSS<br />SharePoint Foundation / WSS<br />Search Server<br />
  5. 5. Search – Architecture <br />Content Crawl <br />+ Index<br />User Interface<br />Search Engine<br />SharePoint Config (SSP)<br />Content Database<br />Index Database<br />
  6. 6. Search Architecture<br />User Interface<br />Search Engine<br />Customisation<br />Configuration<br />Using Out Of The Box Search Components<br />SharePoint Config (SSP)<br />Content Database<br />Index Database<br />
  7. 7. A Quick Tour of MOSS Search<br />Demonstration<br />
  8. 8. The Power of a Good Story<br />Video<br />
  9. 9. So What’s Your Search Story?<br />
  10. 10. Once Upon a Time There Was a Default Search Site.......<br />The End<br />
  11. 11. Customising the Search Results<br />Demonstration<br />
  12. 12. Faceted Search<br />Demonstration<br />
  13. 13. Sharepoint 2010<br />Evan Richman – Group Product Manager, SharePoint<br />
  14. 14. Quick Search Wins<br />Customise the Search Results <br />SP Designer XSLT Trick<br />Install the Faceted Search from Codeplex<br />It takes < 1hr to setup!<br />IE Provider / Customise Scope Settings<br />
  15. 15. Key Takeaways<br />Whatever your level – don’t leave it OOTB.<br />Install the Faceted Search from Codeplex.<br />Make it Accessible – Top 5 searches, Scopes.<br />Tune your Search – Phrases, Best Bets<br />Be Creative – Ask your Users what they want.<br />Running WSS? – Install Search Server Express.<br />SharePoint 2010 is Coming.... But not yet.<br />
  16. 16. Movember<br />
  17. 17. Where’s Wally<br />
  18. 18. Questions + Closing<br />All the links from the presso are on my Blog.<br />Contact Details <br /><br /><br />@timwragg<br />.<br />
  19. 19. Sponsors<br />