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					Presented by Jacob Wilson
SharePoint Practice Lead/Principal
Bross Group
http://sharepoint.jacobtwilson.com


FAST SEARCH FOR SHAREPOINT 2010


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BROSS GROUP




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BROSS GROUP BACKGROUND

 Founded 2004
 Based in Lakewood, CO

 Certified Woman-Owned Business

 Denver Business Journal Best Places to Work

 Tier one vendor to over 40 clients in CO




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BROSS GROUP SERVICES
 Consulting
 Staff Augmentation

 Project Delivery

 Application Development

 Direct Placement
INDUSTRIES WE SERVE
   Banking, Financial, and Mortgage Services
   Cable / Satellite
   Construction
   Manufacturing
   Education
   Government
   Retail
   Software
   Telecom
   Transportation
DELIVERING RESULTS, EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS

 Retain top talent by offering competitive
  compensation to our employees.
 Keeping overhead low to better ensure success
  and satisfaction for our clients.
 Provide excellent rates and ultimately a better
  value to our clients.
ABOUT ME
   MCTS Certified in MOSS 2007 Configuration
   MCTS Certified in PerformancePoint Server 2007 Application
    Development
   SharePoint Practice Lead and Principal Consultant at Bross Group
   Worked with SharePoint 2003 and 2007 over the past several years
       Architecture, Installation, Upgrade, Configuration, Custom Development,
        and Administration

   Twitter: http://twitter.com/MOSSLead
   LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/titan80
   Blog: http://sharepoint.jacobtwilson.com




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FAST SEARCH FOR SHAREPOINT 2010




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AGENDA

 About FAST Search for SharePoint
 Visual, Conversational Search

 User Context

 SharePoint Search Comparisons

 Extending Search

 Lesson Learned




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ABOUT FAST SEARCH FOR SHAREPOINT




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ABOUT FAST SEARCH FOR SHAREPOINT
   April 2008
       Microsoft acquires Norwegian Enterprise Search
        Solution Fast Search & Transfer
   Overall Vision
       To provide a market leading enterprise search platform
        that integrates with your existing infrastructure
   SharePoint Vision
     Best-in-class search, with the simplicity and low TCO of
      SharePoint
     Build upon a social computing platform for a more
      robust search experience


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SERVER ROLES

   Admin Server
     Administration   Services
   Non-Admin Server
     Query Matching (Search) Service
     Indexing Service

     Document/Item Processing Service




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SINGLE SERVER DEPLOYMENT
   Admin and Non-Admin Services on single
    server




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MULTI-SERVER DEPLOYMENT
   Admin Server and 1+ Non-Admin Server(s)




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SHAREPOINT SEARCH SERVICE APPLICATIONS

   FAST Search Connector (SSA)
     Crawlsthe content and feeds it into the FAST
      Search Server 2010 for SharePoint back-end
   FAST Search Query (SSA)
     The Query SSA provides query results from the
      content that is crawled by the Content SSA




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OFFICE WEB APPS SERVICES

   PowerPoint Service Application
     Viewing/EditingPPT documents in the browser
     Generating PPT thumbnails in FAST Search Results

   Word Viewing Service
                    Word documents in the browser
     Viewing/Editing

     Generating Word thumbnails in FAST Search
      Results



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VISUAL, CONVERSATION SEARCH




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VISUAL, CONVERSATIONAL SEARCH
   Refiners with Detailed Counts
       Counts are specific to FAST Search
   Thumbnails and Scrolling PPT Previews
     Specific to FAST Search
     Provided by Office Web Apps 2010
   Similarity Search
       Specific to FAST Search
 Sorting on any Property
 Visual Best Bets
       Specific to FAST Search

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                                                  Sorting on any
                                                    property


VISUAL, CONVERSATIONAL SEARCH
                      Visual Best Bets




                                         Scrolling PowerPoint
 Refinement with                               Previews
      counts
 on any property




         Thumbnails




                                          Similarity
                                           Search
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DEMO




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USER CONTEXT




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FAST SEARCH USER CONTEXT

   Keyword
     Best Bets
     Visual Best Bets

     Document Promotion

     Document Demotion

 Site Promotion
 Site Demotion




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DEMO




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SHAREPOINT SEARCH COMPARISON




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SHAREPOINT SEARCH COMPARISON
End User perspective

                                                                  Most visual and dynamic
                         Great OOB search experience
                                                                     user experience
                       Excellent OOB relevance             Same capabilities, plus:
                       Federated results                     Broader, better language support
                       PC, phone, or browser access          Deeper query syntax
                                                           Same capabilities, plus:
                       Metadata based refiners
                                                             Deep refiners with counts
                       Related searches
                                                             Similarity search
                       View in Browser
                                                             Sorting on any property
                       Phonetic & nickname matching
                       Relevance and refiners              Same capabilities
                       Integrated presence

                       Click-through drives relevance
                       Colleague & Expertise suggestions   Same capabilities
                       Query suggestions

                                                             Thumbnails & Scrolling Previews
                                                             Visual Best Bets


                                                             User context from user profile
                                                             Multiple relevance profiles


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DEMO




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EXTENDING SEARCH




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EXTENDING SEARCH
 Extend OOB Web Parts – or Create New Ones
 Location Awareness
     Geo-Search  using SortFormula()
       with FQL (Fast Query Language)
   Query Language Expressiveness
     Soft boost (relevance control) using Xrank operator
      in FQL
     EX: Boost all documents that contain a selected
      persons name or phrase


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LESSONS LEARNED




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LESSONS LEARNED
   FAST Query Service Location Port
        Use 13287 instead of the suggested 13285 for HTTP communication. Use
         13286 for HTTPS.
   FAST Search User Context Permissions
        Need to have User Profile Service Application Permissions
   FAST Search Server Local Admin Group
        FAST Service Accounts need to be manually added to the FAST Server local
         group FASTSearchAdministrators
   Service Account Access to FAST Search SQL DB’s
        Need to manually grant service accounts access to SQL DB’s
   Office Web Applications Install and Post Configuration
        Install on the SharePoint server before installing SharePoint 2010
        Run PowerShell scripts for post-configuration
   Make sure to activate the publishing infrastructure features on the site
    where the FAST Search Center will live. You won’t be able to successfully
    add a FAST Search Center site to the Site Collection until this is done.


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QUESTIONS???




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USEFUL RESOURCES
   FAST Search Server for SharePoint Deployment & Configuration Guide
        http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=a65aef6f-bc99-4b29-81bb-
         37fce8ad6ea7&displaylang=en
   FAST Search Server for SharePoint Known Issues
        http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=8101DA55-1AF2-41A1-89EF-
         15536A8000F2&displaylang=en
   FAST Search Server for SharePoint Cmdlets Overview
        http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=0A91AE47-8C6F-447E-8084-
         2EF7208837AE&displaylang=en
   Deploy Office Web Apps (SharePoint 2010)
        http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee695758(office.14).aspx#bkmk_activatingPS




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