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Rebuild the Fulltextcatalog

I have a Database (80GB) that is able to store attachments. These attachments are full text indexed. For some reasons I had to rebuild the fulltext catalog and this 30 hours. Our business users ...
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Prefix full text search with numbers in SQL Server

If I create the following table in SQL Server 2008 R2: CREATE TABLE test( id BIGINT IDENTITY NOT NULL, value VARCHAR(10), CONSTRAINT test_pk PRIMARY KEY (id) ); CREATE FULLTEXT CATALOG ...
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Language difference in full text search for numeric strings

If I create this table on SQL Server 10.50.2550 (SQL Server 2008 R2): CREATE TABLE test( id BIGINT IDENTITY NOT NULL, number VARCHAR(10), CONSTRAINT test_pk PRIMARY KEY (id) ); CREATE FULLTEXT ...
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1answer
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Audit full text activity

I need to find when and which user created full text catalog, and who added/modified/deleted the columns (that were full text indexed) in that full text catalog.
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Can I use the database and query it while full-text indexing?

I need to index my database, but I need to query it while it is indexing, it may take a long time, can I do that?
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193 views

BM25 (full-text search) implementation in SQL Server

I've hit a stump, while trying to implement the BM25 algorithm in SQL Server 2008 R2. I know that SQL Server includes the Full-Text Search option, which already implements a variant of BM25, but I ...
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116 views

Fulltext stoplist replication

In MS SQL Server 2008 R2 there is replication of table with fulltext index on it. But stoplist that is associated with replicated fulltext index doesn't replicate. Is there any possibility to ...
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1answer
102 views

viewing the population? (sql server full text search)

I'm thinking that when we are working on full text search, we might want to view how sql server FT engine breaks the data and indexes it. For my case the column being indexed are simple nvarchar ...
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sql server full text search - fuzzy searching?

Is there a way to configure fuzzy searches in sql server full text search. Meaning if I search for a term called POWDER, I must get matches (i.e. strings) which contain any variations of it within an ...
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Fulltext indexes and issuers with server startup

I have a windows server for host about 4500 data bases for same application. And this application have 34 fulltext catalogs on it, and the CHANGE_TRACKING for this fulltext index are AUTO. And the ...
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Full-text search in SQL Server on multiple tables fails

tl;dr version: A full-text search using FREETEXTABLE that worked fine on one column in one table produces 100% false postitives and 100% false negatives when the same steps are followed but the ...
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221 views

What characters are word breakers in English for SQL Server 2005 and 2008 R2?

I can find what DLL supports English word breakers by using sp_help_fulltext_system_components but I have not been able to find an actual list of the word breaking characters for English (like blank, ...
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General strategy for updating a full text search index

I am using a SQL Server 2008 R2 DB with FTS enabled on it. I applied an FTS index on a table. The table is frequently updated (I mean the CUD operations). Keeping this in mind, I came up with a ...
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SQL Server 2008 Full Text Index Never Seems to Complete

Our website has a SQL Server 2008 R2 Express Edition database with full-text indexing for our website search. Each time a new record is added or updated in one of the indexed tables, the indexing ...