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New Release from Microsoft Press--Working with Microsoft® FAST™ Search Server 2010 for SharePoint®

Press release: May 3, 2012

Microsoft Press

Working with Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint

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Sebastopol, CA—Deliver powerful search tools to your clients—using Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint. Led by three search experts, you'll learn how to deliver advanced intranet search capabilities and build custom, search-driven applications for your business. Use your skills as a SharePoint architect or developer to configure and program this server for different search scenarios, based on real-world examples.

Discover how to:

  • Integrate FAST Search Server for SharePoint into your existing SharePoint architecture
  • Use best practices to develop solutions specific to your business
  • Enable users to search millions of SharePoint documents efficiently
  • Master powerful indexing and data modification techniques
  • Expand document processing capabilities to handle data more effectively
  • Develop custom search applications and web parts
  • Configure your server for current content volume, and plan for future expansion
  • Manage search operations and monitor performance directly from SharePoint

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About the Authors

Mikael Svenson is currently a principal consultant for a SharePointconsultancy and software vendor that creates shrink-wrapped productivity applications for SharePoint, and a Microsoft MVP focused on search within SharePoint. He has worked in the search field for over 10 years, focusing on the development of search engines and content connectors as well on search usability. He has created media monitoring software and led the development of an Enterprise Search Engine built on Microsoft .NET. Mikael has implemented search solutions on several different platforms, most recentlyfocusing on Microsoft FAST Search for SharePoint, for major international corporations, and for several Nordic governmental institutions.

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Marcus Johansson has spent the last six years working with search solutions, both in academia and industry. He has implemented search technology for a wide range of clients, ranging from large Fortune 100 financial companies to some of the world's largest real-estate agents and leading media conglomerates. Marcus holds an MSc in Computer Science & Engineering. he lives in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Robert Piddocke has worked with search technology for over a decade and has implemented hundreds of site and enterprise search solutions, including solutions for The Holy See, The London Stock Exchange, Lloyds of London, Microsoft Xbox, Metlife, and many more. He co-authored the book "Pro SharePoint 2010 Search." Originally from Vancouver, BC, where he currently lives with his wife and two children, Robert has also worked in Japan, and Denmark, and speaks English, Danish, and Japanese. He holds a degree from the University of Victoria, in Victoria, British Columbia. Currently, Robert is a director of business development for a global leader in search infrastructure software.

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Working with Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint
Working with Microsoft® FAST™ Search Server 2010 for SharePoint®
Publisher: Microsoft Press
By Mikael Svenson, Marcus Johansson, Robert Piddocke
Print ISBN: 9780735662223   Ebook ISBN: 9780735662209  
Pages: 486
Print Price: $34.99   Ebook Price: $27.99

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