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Enterprise Search has huge resource demands. Everything from CPU to RAM to disk is going to take a beating if you didn't size the search server well, or architect a distributed system properly. From my perspective (engineer) the load is worst when manipulating the data as it is being indexed, and when the Search systems were not thoroughly tested at load. ...


I had the same issue today. Found that the sites were not opening from the index server. The web.config was corrupted with duplicate entries. Cleaning this up resolved the issue.

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