What is New in SharePoint Search 2010

Today I will introduce SharePoint Server 2010 Search and eventually work our way up to Microsoft’s latest and greatest FAST Search Server in a near future article. Before we deep dive into the step by step guide I will begin by listing some of the new features that you will come to expect from SharePoint Server 2010 Search. These are as follows.
1. Boolean query syntax has finally been introduced. These include AND, OR and Not Operators in your search queries.
2. Suggestion while typing and after running search queries, a feature that we have come to love with major search engines such as Google and Bing.
3.Integrating SharePoint enterprise Search with Windows 7, allowing end users to utilize the Windows 7 Search box to locate SharePoint 2010 content.
4. Results display has been refined to provide filters for search results such as document type, categories and managed properties.
5. View in Browser capabilities, allows end users to view documents within their own browser utilizing. Office Web Applications and not having to rely on launching the necessary Microsoft Office Application, or even the need of having it installed on their local machine. This is handy when browsing your SharePoint site via Kiosks and internet Cage that may not be running the Microsoft Office Suit.
6. Last final but not least there have been number of improvements to People Search, including Phonetic name and NickName matching, and improved relevance and self search.

About Krishana Kumar

Krishana Kumar is SharePoint Architect/Trainer having Architecture experience with high volumes at Enterprise level and global scale - creation of highly scalable solutions with global user base and geographically distributed architectural components. Good knowledge of SharePoint best practices and governance models. I hold Two Master degree in Computer Science with over 11 years of experience working on Microsoft Technologies specially SharePoint, Project, .NET and other Information Worker Technologies. Having good exposer in Client side scripting Angular.js, backbone and Node. I am currently responsible for SharePoint Infrastructure set up and leading teams in various medium and large scale projects, architecting, designing & installing SharePoint farms, developing custom components,, and providing advanced SharePoint administration and development training to teams and customers. I regularly speaks in various SharePoint User Groups and other Events. I have MCSA Windows Azure, MCSA Office 365, MCSE & MCSD SharePoint 2013, Microsoft Certified Developer (MCD) and holds MCPD, MCTIP and MCTS for SharePoint 2010, MCTS MOSS 2007 & WSS 3.0, MCPD, MCITP (EPM 2010 & 2007) and MCSD .NET.
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