Jason Ditzel, a fellow architect out of Cleveland sent some great screen shots from the installation of the Enterprise Search SKU. This helps give you an idea of what this sku offers from an installation perspective in comparison to standar or enterprise MOSS. Thanks to Jason for the screenshots!
I installed the Enterprise Search SKU on a VPC.
I’ve included some interesting screen shots….
This looks normal.
Note that you can install complete or wfe only. So to build a wfe/query machine, you would select complete.
Here are all the services available on a complete install:
Note the only Enterprise template is Search Center. Collaboration & Meetings tabs include the templates that are supplied with WSS.