Search Vs Indexing Vs Crawling

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Need your own words on how can we differentiate among Search, Indexing & Crawling.
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Minesh ShahSharePoint & all about itAsked:
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Wouter BoevinkConnect With a Mentor MasterCommented:
A crawler gathers information, such as all the pages in a site.
Indexing indexes the gathered information.
Search searches the indexed information.
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Minesh ShahSharePoint & all about itAuthor Commented:
thank you 1 more thing: how it differs in 2007 & 2010..
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Minesh ShahSharePoint & all about itAuthor Commented:
in terms of search architecture (content db, where indexed data is stored...)
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Minesh ShahSharePoint & all about itAuthor Commented:
ok
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