Design Search Architectures for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010

This model describes the steps to determine a basic design for a SharePoint Server 2010 search architecture.
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    Search Model 4 of 4 - Farm-level design.vsd

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      This model outlines four major steps to achieve a design for search in a SharePoint Server 2010 deployment. Starting with identifying business requirements, corpus volume, and key performance metrics, each successive step helps to refine the starting-point architecture.
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

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