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Inside the Index and Search Engines: Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server 2007 by Lars Fastrup, Patrick Tissegham

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Summary

Every organization that searches for ways of bridging the gap between the world of the information workers and the structured world of the LOB systems should consider the BDC as a possible solution. In this chapter, we have not reviewed all of the options that are possible with the BDC. The main focus was on indexing and searching and how those topics are related to the business data that is made available through the BDC. Unlocking business data for the information workers in SharePoint sites means that you have to model the data first, and you’ve learned that creating application definition files is the way to do this. Don’t forget that designers are available that can help you in this task. The models of your business data have to be ...

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