Last year I was introduced to the amazing work of Brian Pendergrass, Russ Maxwell, Brent Groom and Eric Dixon in the form of the SRx Core the SharePoint Search Health Reports. This suite of reports was created to help evaluate, monitor and maintain on-premises SharePoint farms by providing DEEP feedback and analysis of the SharePoint Search Service Application. The core is a set of “tests” that you can run collectively or independently and in detail to determine the overall health of your SharePoint Search Service Application (SSA).
Running the Tests
Running the tests starts with initializing the reports. Run:
This will build a local cache and do some initialization of the object needed to run the reports.
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Today, at the Future of SharePoint event in San Francisco, Microsoft unveils the new cloud-first, mobile-first vision and roadmap for SharePoint, along with new innovations that empower people and organizations to intelligently discover, share and collaborate.
Unfortunately, I cannot attend the event in person, but I’m sharing my thoughts in this post.
The vision for unified access and intelligent discovery are very exciting . On modern intranets, “findability” takes place of “search“, “discovery” becomes more and more valued in the age of information overload.
SharePoint 2016 comes with major changes in how Search works, including a new and enhanced Hybrid Search model.
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Google announced a few weeks ago that “Google has decided to sunset the hardware-based Google Search Appliance (GSA) and focus their engineering efforts on cloud-based solutions.”
This step results in significant changes for many organizations. The retirement of GSA is unprecedented. Read more…
Next week, as a post-conference event of Enterprise Search Europe, BA Insight is organizing a free, half-day seminar with Jeff Fried, CTO. Read more…
Microsoft Ignite was possibly the biggest Microsoft event ever – and it was a very important event, if not the most important event, from the perspective of findability and discovery. Microsoft announced Office Graph and Delve (codename Oslo) at the SharePoint Conference last year and rolled them out to the Office 365 customers in the last few months.
That only marked the beginning. Read more…