Planning and architecture for Search Server 2008
Updated: July 31, 2008
Applies To: Microsoft Search Server 2008
This topic provides links to topics that help you plan to install, deploy, and manage Microsoft Search Server 2008 and Microsoft Search Server 2008 Express.
In this section:
Determine hardware and software requirements (Search Server 2008) — This topic provides information about the minimum and recommended hardware and software requirements of Basic and Advanced installation of Search Server 2008.
Plan to deploy Search Server 2008 or Search Server 2008 Express — This article provides information about planning considerations for installing and configuring Search Server 2008 or Microsoft Search Server 2008 Express.
Plan for administrative and service accounts (Search Server 2008) — Learn about the different server administrator roles and the account requirements for setting up and running Search Server 2008.
Plan to crawl content (Search Server 2008) — This topic introduces concepts about what it means to crawl content, how content is crawled, and best practices for set up crawling.
Plan the end-user search experience (Search Server 2008) — See how to create a search experience for users to quickly find the information that they want.
Plan for redundancy (Search Server 2008) — This article describes the options for scaling out redundant server roles included in a Search Server 2008 farm. After reading this article, you will be able to determine and record the redundancy options that are appropriate for the environment.
Plan for availability (Search Server 2008) — This article describes availability in general, costs and challenges for availability in a SharePoint Products and Technologies environment, and strategies and solutions that you can use to improve availability in the environment.