MOC 10806 - Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint for Application Developers


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This SharePoint training is designed to highlight the differentiating features of Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint, and enable participants to implement effective search-driven applications using this add-on. Topics include: product features, search architecture, FAST Web Crawler, FAST Query Language, numeric refiners, FAST Search scopes, linguistic capabilities, advanced content processing, relevancy and ranking.

This course is intended for application developers and advanced system administrators working in the Enterprise Search area to extend FAST Search 2010 for SharePoint.

  1. Module 1: FAST Search Architecture
    1. Lesson 1: Product Differentiators
    2. Lesson 2: Search Architecture
    3. Lab: Architecture Walk Through
      1. Exercise 1: Architecture Walk Through
  2. Module 2: FAST Specific Connectors
    1. Lesson 1: Capabilities and Usage
    2. Lesson 2: FAST Specific Connectors
    3. Lab: FAST Search Web Crawler
      1. Exercise 1: FAST Web Crawler
  3. Module 3: FAST Query Language
    1. Lesson 1: Query Languages Overview
    2. Lesson 2: FQL Operators and Usage
    3. Lab: FAST Query Language
    4. Exercise: FAST Query Language
      1. After completing this module, you will be able to:
  4. Module 4: Refiners and Scopes
    1. Lesson 1: Extending Refiners
    2. Lesson 2: FAST Search Scopes
    3. Lab: Refiners and Scopes
      1. Exercise 1: Refiners
      2. Exercise 2: Scopes
  5. Module 5: FAST Search Linguistics
    1. Lesson 1: Keywords, Synonyms, and Stemming
    2. Lesson 2: Spell Checking and Offensive Content Filtering
    3. Lab: Working with Linguistics
      1. Exercise 1: Manage Keywords
      2. Exercise 2: Stemming
  6. Module 6: Processing Data Content
    1. Lesson 1: Content Processing
    2. Lesson 2: Property Extraction
    3. Lesson 3: Extend the Pipeline
    4. Lab: Content Processing
      1. Exercise 1: Create and Use a Managed Property
      2. Exercise 2A: Configure Property Extraction
      3. Exercise 2B: Create a Product Extractor
      4. Exercise 3: Extend the Pipeline to perform Sentiment Analysis
  7. Module 7: Relevancy and Ranking
    1. Lesson 1: Business Based Ranking
    2. Lesson 2: Working with Rank Profiles
    3. Lab: Relevancy and Ranking
      1. Exercise 1: Business Based Ranking
      2. Exercise 2: Rank Profiles

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