Ramon Torras

TECHNOLOGY ENTHUSIAST

FAST ESP sobre SharePoint 2010

Como ya sabéis FAST fue adquirido por Microsoft.

 

Ahora con SharePoint 2010 la búsqueda ha sido mejorada, los resultados están facetados… pero llega a la altura de FAST??

 

En esta tabla vemos la comparativa de búsqueda con todas las versiones de SharePoint 2010.

 

Feature

SharePoint Foundation 2010

Search Server 2010 Express

Search Server 2010

SharePoint Server 2010

FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint

Basic search

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Visual Best Bets
Keyword terms and synonyms defined by an administrator to enhance search results. For FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint only, a section of relevant information is displayed in addition to search results for a keyword term (for example, an image banner or HTML).

 

Limited

Limited

Limited

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Scopes
Users can filter search results by using scopes.

 

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Search enhancements based on user context
Scopes Best Bets, visual Best Bets, and document promotions and demotions to a sub-group of employees.

 

 

 

 

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Custom properties
Manage which properties are indexed and how these are treated in search results.

 

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Property extraction
Extracts key information (people names, locations, company names) from unstructured text to use as additional managed properties. (Limited: title, author, and date only.) 

 

Limited

Limited

Limited

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Query federation
Federates results from multiple search sources.

 

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Query suggestions
Provides help with query formulation based on what the user types.

 

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Similar results
Generates a new search based on the selected search result.

 

 

 

 

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Sort results on managed properties or rank profiles
Sort results based on selected managed properties or by FAST Query Language (FQL) formula.

 

 

 

 

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Relevancy tuning by document or site promotions
Promote selected documents or sites as highly relevant results for a keyword. Demote documents or sites to give lower rank. (Limited: promote documents for a given site, not query specific.)

 

Limited

Limited

Limited

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Shallow results refinement
Refine results using metadata associated with the top results.

 

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Deep results refinement
Refine results using metadata associated with all results.

 

 

 

 

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Previewers
Display inline previews of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel files.

 

 

 

 

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Windows 7 federation
Enterprise search results are available in Windows desktop search.

 

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People search
Search users to find people by name or expertise.

 

 

 

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Social search
Relevancy is improved by how people interact and relate with content by factoring in social tagging and the relationship of people to content and other people.

 

 

 

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Taxonomy integration
Takes advantage of user generated tags. Managed taxonomy influences search rankings and experience.

 

 

 

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Multi-tenant hosting
Data partitioning of crawled data based on tenants.

 

 

 

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Rich Web indexing support
Indexing of wide variety of Web content, including Flash.

 

 

 

 

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