Windows Search Platform

Windows.Storage.Search Storage APIs, Windows Indexing Service, Structured Query Language, Content Indexing, Change Tracking

What’s in My Index?

What’s in My Index Welcome back. This is part 3 of an initial 4-part series discussing everything search indexer related on Windows. In this article we are going to talk about what data is actually stored in the index. From files to custom data types, you will be able to start digging through the items that are stored in your own personal ...

Configuration and Settings

Welcome back. This is part 2 of an initial 4-part series discussing everything search indexer related on Windows. In this article we’re going to take a high-level look at the configuration and settings for the indexing service, and what some of these options really mean. List of posts in the series Let’s first take ...

The Evolution of Windows Search

Welcome to our new blog focusing on all things related to the Windows Search Platform, also known over the years as Windows Desktop Search, the Indexing Service, WSearch, and the Content Indexer. This is the first post in what will be a 4-part series covering the technology’s background and history including the evolution of the indexing ...

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