Trying to understand the Search functionality of Drupal better. There may be a need to integrate with 3rd party search tools to enable a more efficient search. Stumbled upon Solr Search. The community is extremely active! Had Robert Douglass answering my questions at http://groups.drupal.org/node/13112.
Some other interesting links in Drupal and Solr:
A site using Solr: http://www.netflix.com/BrowseSelection