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From SPC14: “Troubleshoot Search” session (spc375)
Wow! I wanted to send a huge thank you to the >500 folks that attended our session today and for the very gracious feedback. Here is a link to our session on Channel9: How to manage and troubleshoot Search: A practical guide (SPC375) http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/SharePoint-Conference/2014/SPC375...
5 Mar 2014
SharePoint Search and Deadlocks in SQL Server
Deadlocks reported in the Search databases, particularly the Crawl Store database (which manages the state of each crawled item and by is very I/O intensive), are not abnormal and can occur based on the concurrent and asynchronous nature of the Crawl processing (For additional information on the crawling...
10 Feb 2014
Why Host Distribution Rules Don't Apply to SharePoint 2013
After reading my post to rebalance Crawl Stores in SharePoint 2013, several people have since reached out to ask something such as the following: I wanted to consult with you about rebalancing Crawl Store databases. Basically, I have a customer looking for a way to dedicate crawl resources for a specific...
30 Jun 2013
Alternate Access Mappings (AAMs) *Explained
Based on many of the support cases that I've seen, Alternate Access Mappings (AAM) may be one of the least understood aspects of SharePoint and can have substantial impact on Search (both Crawl and Query). In this post, I'll document some of my experiences and insights on AAMs. Note: " Plan alternate...
27 May 2013
Beware crawling the non-Default zone for a SharePoint 2013 Web Application
Update: I've now published another post " Problems Crawling the non-Default zone *Explained " that goes on to explain the underlying behaviors that I warned about and described in this post... --------------------------------------- After playing for a while with SharePoint 2013 Search, I thought...
20 Feb 2013
Troubleshooting App Management WCF Endpoint Failures
I was recently setting up federated search for SharePoint 2013 using Result Sources to a Remote SharePoint farm. That has already been extremely well documented by Steve Peschka , but did want to dive into the following error with the App Management service that I encountered along the way because it...
29 Jan 2013
PowerShell to Rebalance Crawl Store DBs in SP2013
In SharePoint 2013, simply adding a new Crawl Store DB doesn't cause the SSA to rebalance links among stores, and admins are unable to manually trigger a rebalancing process until the standard deviation of links in all existing Crawl Stores exceeds the threshold defined by the SSA property CrawlStoreImbalanceThreshold...
28 Jan 2013
SP2010 Search *Explained: Crawling
In broad terms, SharePoint Search is comprised of three main functional process components: Crawling (Gathering) : Collecting content to be processed Indexing : Organizing the processed content into a structured/searchable index Query Processing : Retrieving a relevant result set relative...
30 Oct 2012
Deploying SharePoint 2013 SSA Across Multiple Servers Using PowerShell
Update: Since the release of SharePoint 2013 RTM, I've made some modifications in an effort to simplify things (e.g. removing the unnecessary command line parameters) as well as improving the functionality (e.g. ability to provision multiple index partitions, register a Managed Account, clean up the...
24 Aug 2012
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