and unindexed searching have their place in the enterprise. Indexed text retrieval
is typically more efficient for uses such as general information retrieval and
security classification systems. But unindexed searching too has its place - in
outgoing email filtering, searching of live data sources like RSS news feeds,
and sometimes in forensics. This article will attempt to explain which search
technique to use when, and why.
Indexed Text Retrieval
inevitable millions of documents that any sizeable organization generates on shared
file servers is the fastest way to facilitate data retrieval. An index will typically
store each unique word in a document collection and its location within each document.
Indexing also works with non - document