Microsoft have released a white paper on how they have deployed Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.
This white paper covers:
- Teams at Microsoft that were involved in the development, deployment, and ongoing management of the solution.
- Background on Enterprise Search at Microsoft.
- Business values achieved in deploying the Enterprise Search solution.
- Architectural design of the solution.
- Products and technologies used in creating the solution.
- Administration of the shared search services for the solution.
- Administration of indexed sites and content for the solution.
- User experience when using the Enterprise Search solution.
- Migration of Enterprise Search from Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 to Office SharePoint Server 2007.
- The best practices that Microsoft used in developing and deploying the solution.
I’d say this is must read, for me and for you all SharePoint aficionados out there!