Chapter 2. Introducing the new search architecture

Searching in Microsoft SharePoint 2013 is another area in which Microsoft has made major investments. SharePoint 2013 incorporates a new search engine that was in development with FAST when SharePoint acquired it. Much of the new search platform might indeed have the same names as some of the components from search engines of SharePoint 2010 and Microsoft FAST Search Server for SharePoint 2010, but the only component that has been carried forward from those search engines is the SharePoint crawler. Technologies and ideas from Microsoft Research, Microsoft Bing, and elsewhere have been included to provide a comprehensive set of enterprise search capabilities that provide plenty of room for you ...

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