After completing this chapter, you will be able to
Understand the challenges addressed by the Business Data Catalog (BDC).
Create an application definition file containing the declarative syntax to make the business data indexable and searchable.
Understand the various steps involved in the administration, configuration, and customization of the indexing and searching of business data.
Get a jump-start in the runtime object model of the BDC, and learn how to search and find business data directly in a Web Part.
The preceding chapters gave you a brief introduction to the indexing and searching of business data. This chapter goes a bit further, giving you more details on how to configure the indexing of ...