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One of our ace lead consultants, RGB or Roydon Gyles-Bedford, alerted our team of some great improvements made to Enterprise Search in SharePoint 2013 on-premises. These 2 important new updates can be found in the November 2014 CU –
#1 – Search can now index office documents embedded in other office documents!
Example – you have a Word doc (.docx) embedded in a PowerPoint slide (.pptx). That word document has text. SharePoint Search will now index that text. You can use the Enterprise Search Center to search for a word in that document and your PowerPoint presentation will be listed in the search results. Awesome! For more information, visit the MSDN Blog here.
#2 – Search stays online even when one or more partition(s) is unavailable!
Prior to this update in the Nov 2014 CU, if a search partition failed, had to go down for maintenance, or is degraded; search results would not be displayed. With the update, your users will get at least partial results – instead of no results at all. For Enterprise customers who have struggled to maintain aggressive SLA’s, this new update is huge! For more information, visit the MSDN Blog here.