SQL 2005

Enabling Full-Text Search in your Text Data

By Microsoft ASP.NET Team|38 minutes|
Full-Text search allows you to save large portions of text - even Microsoft Word documents, or other file formats - into your database and perform complex queries based on this textual data while expecting great performance. This lesson demonstrates how to set up Full-Text search paying particular attention to the nuances of setting it up within SQL Server Express. Then we move to creating full-text indexes, configuring the index population settings, and performing queries that demonstrate the power of the CONTAINS predicate and its many, many variations.


This article was originally created on November 14, 2006

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