I'm looking for expert advice on choosing between two install scenarios:
1. Use only Search Server Express 2010 package for my SharePoint farm installs
2. Install SharePoint Foundation and then add Search Server Express to it.
I want to make sure I understand the limitations or advantages of each scenario. Some questions I have for each scenario are:
- Does one choice or the other choice change the way I will apply updates and service packs?
-How does choosing one or the other scenario effect the total number of servers in the farm?
Here are some discussions I've seen already about it - although I'm still not sure how accurate these are and which direction makes the most sense: