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Designing a Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Infrastructure
(Microsoft Training Course: 10231) - 5 days - £1850 exc VAT

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> Target Audience
This course teaches students to design and deploy Microsoft SharePoint 2010. It is intended for IT Professionals who use Microsoft SharePoint 2010 in a team-based, medium-sized to large environment.
> Course outline
  1. Designing a Logical Architecture
  2. Planning a Service Application Architecture
  3. Planning for Performance and Capacity
  4. Designing a Physical Architecture
  5. Designing a Security Plan
  6. Planning Authentication
  7. Planning Managed Metadata
  8. Planning Social Computing
  9. Designing an Enterprise Search Strategy
  10. Planning Enterprise Content Management
  11. Planning a SharePoint 2010 Implementation of a Business Intelligence Strategy
  12. Developing a Plan for Governance
  13. Designing a Maintenance and Monitoring Plan
  14. Planning Business Continuity
  15. Planning for Upgrading to SharePoint 2010


Module 1: Designing a Logical Architecture
  • This module explains how to create a logical architecture design.
  • Identifying Business Requirements
  • Overview of SharePoint 2010 Logical Architecture
  • Documenting Your SharePoint 2010 Environment
  • Documenting the Logical Architecture
  • Lab: Designing a Logical Architecture
Skills
  • Identify business requirements and describe how business requirements affect the logical architecture of a SharePoint 2010 deployment.
  • Map business requirements to SharePoint 2010 architecture components.
  • Explain the importance of documentation and describe the options for documenting logical architecture.
  • Describe how to document a logical architecture design.
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Module 2: Planning a Service Application Architecture
  • This module explains how to create a logical Service Application architecture
  • Introduction to the Service Application Architecture in SharePoint 2010
  • Service Application Architecture and Components
  • Topologies for Service Applications
  • Mapping Service Applications to Your Logical Architecture
  • Lab: Planning a Service Application Architecture
Skills
  • Describe the service application architecture in SharePoint 2010 and list the available service applications.
  • Describe the components and options that are available in the service application architecture in SharePoint 2010.
  • Describe some of the topology options for service applications and their respective benefits.
  • Describe how to map and document business requirements to service applications.
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Module 3: Planning for Performance and Capacity
  • This module explains how to create a capacity and performance plan for SharePoint 2010.
  • Principles of Performance Planning
  • Designing for Performance
  • Principles of Capacity Planning
  • Designing for Capacity
  • Lab: Planning for Capacity and Performance
Skills
  • Describe the principles of designing to maximize performance.
  • Create a SharePoint 2010 performance design that mitigates performance problems.
  • Describe how capacity planning affects the design of a SharePoint 2010 implementation.
  • Create a SharePoint 2010 farm design that caters for current and future capacity demands.
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Module 4: Designing a Physical Architecture
  • This module explains how to map the logical architecture, service application architecture, and the capacity and performance plan against a physical architecture.
  • Designing Physical Components for SharePoint Deployments
  • Designing Supporting Components for SharePoint Deployments
  • SharePoint Farm Topologies
  • Mapping a Logical Architecture Design to a Physical Architecture Design
  • Lab: Designing a Physical Architecture
Skills
  • Describe the physical design requirements for SharePoint 2010.
  • Describe the supporting requirements for a successful SharePoint 2010 physical design.
  • Identify SharePoint farm topologies.
  • Map a logical architecture design to a physical architecture design.
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Module 5: Designing a Security Plan
  • This module explains how to design a security plan for SharePoint 2010 based on the principle of least-privilege.
  • Designing to Secure SharePoint 2010
  • Planning for Service Accounts
  • Planning Security for Users and Groups
  • Planning for SSL
  • Lab: Designing a Security Plan
Skills
  • Describe the security architecture in SharePoint 2010 and the importance of the principle of least privilege.
  • Identify and plan security for core service accounts.
  • Describe the considerations for implementing security for users and groups.
  • Explain the options for implementing Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) in SharePoint 2010.
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Module 6: Planning Authentication
  • This module explains how to create an authentication plan for SharePoint 2010 that meets business requirements.
  • Overview of Authentication
  • Introduction to Claims-based Authentication
  • Selecting Authentication Methods
  • Lab: Planning Authentication
Skills
  • Describe the different authentication and authorization methods that SharePoint 2010 uses.
  • Describe claims-based authentication in SharePoint 2010.
  • Select the most appropriate authentication method for a given SharePoint 2010 design.
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Module 7: Planning Managed Metadata
  • This module explains how to create a corporate taxonomy plan for a SharePoint 2010 environment.
  • Metadata in SharePoint 2010
  • Overview of Content Types
  • Mapping Managed Metadata to Business Requirements
  • Lab: Planning Managed Metadata
Skills
  • Describe the function of managed metadata in SharePoint 2010.
  • Describe the function of content types and explain how to apply them to business requirements.
  • Match the managed metadata architecture in SharePoint 2010 to business requirements.
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Module 8: Planning Social Computing
  • This module explains how to design a SharePoint 2010 environment that supports social computing features.
  • Planning for Social Computing Functionality in SharePoint 2010
  • Planning for the User Profile Service
  • Lab: Planning Social Computing
Skills
  • Describe the social computing functionality that is available in Microsoft SharePoint 2010.
  • Describe how the social computing functionality in SharePoint 2010 meets business needs.
  • Plan user profiles for providing social computing functionality.
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Module 9: Designing an Enterprise Search Strategy
  • This module explains how to design and implement search strategy in SharePoint 2010.
  • Overview of SharePoint 2010 Search Architecture
  • Search Topologies in SharePoint 2010
  • Capacity and Performance Planning for Search
  • Mapping Business Requirements to Search Design
  • Lab: Designing an Enterprise Search Strategy
Skills
  • Describe the search architecture and process in SharePoint 2010.
  • Describe the topologies that are available in SharePoint 2010.
  • Plan and document enterprise search for capacity and performance.
  • Describe how to map business requirements to the SharePoint Enterprise and FAST search architectures.
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Module 10: Planning Enterprise Content Management
  • This module explains how to translate business requirements for content management into an Enterprise Content Management solution.
  • Overview of Enterprise Content Management
  • Planning Tasks for Content Management
  • Planning Features and Policies for Content Management
  • Planning Web Content Management
  • Lab: Planning Enterprise Content Management
Skills
  • Describe the core functionality of ECM in SharePoint Server 2010 that influences design.
  • Describe the major steps to take when planning a content management solution in SharePoint Server 2010.
  • Describe the considerations for planning features and policies for content management.
  • Describe how to plan for Web content management in SharePoint Server 2010.
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Module 11: Planning a SharePoint 2010 Implementation of a Business Intelligence Strategy
  • This module explains how to create a plan that reflects the role of SharePoint in a Business Intelligence strategy.
  • Overview of Business Intelligence Principles
  • Planning Data Access by Using BCS
  • Planning SharePoint 2010 Business Intelligence Solutions
  • Planning for Reporting and Presentation
  • Lab: Planning a SharePoint 2010 Implementation of a Business Intelligence Strategy
Skills
  • Describe the principles of BI.
  • Describe how to plan for data access by using BCS.
  • Describe data and security planning concerns for key BI tools.
  • Describe the roles of SQL Server Reporting Services and the BI Center in reporting and presenting BI components.
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Module 12: Developing a Plan for Governance
  • This module explains how to develop the key SharePoint elements of a governance plan that is in agreement with the overarching corporate governance strategy.
  • Overview of Governance
  • Key Elements of a Governance Plan
  • Planning for Governance in SharePoint Server 2010
  • Governance Implementation Features and Policies in SharePoint Server 2010
  • Lab: Developing a Plan for Governance
Skills
  • Describe the concept of governance.
  • Describe the key elements of a governance plan.
  • Plan for governance in SharePoint Server 2010.
  • Describe the governance implementation features and policies in SharePoint Server 2010.
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Module 13: Designing a Maintenance and Monitoring Plan
  • This module explains how to develop a plan for maintaining and monitoring a SharePoint 2010 deployment.
  • Principles of Maintenance and Monitoring
  • Creating a Maintenance Plan for SharePoint 2010
  • Creating a Monitoring Plan for SharePoint 2010
  • Considerations for the Maintenance and Monitoring of Associated Technologies
  • Lab: Designing a Maintenance and Monitoring Plan
Skills
  • Describe the essential principles of a maintenance and monitoring plan.
  • Create a maintenance plan for SharePoint 2010.
  • Create a monitoring plan for SharePoint 2010.
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Module 14: Planning Business Continuity
  • This module explains how to develop a business continuity plan for SharePoint 2010
  • Overview of Business Continuity Management
  • Developing a Business Continuity Plan for SharePoint Server 2010
  • Creating a Backup and Restore Plan for SharePoint Server 2010
  • Lab: Planning Business Continuity
Skills
  • Describe business continuity management.
  • Describe how to develop a business continuity plan for SharePoint Server 2010.
  • Describe how to create a backup and restore plan for SharePoint Server 2010.
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Module 15: Planning for Upgrading to SharePoint 2010
  • This modules explains how to plan an upgrade from a previous SharePoint Products and Technologies version to SharePoint 2010
  • Identifying Upgrade Scenarios
  • Planning Your Upgrade
  • Upgrade Considerations
  • Lab: Planning for Upgrading to SharePoint 2010
Skills
  • Describe the range of upgrade requirement options and the available upgrade methods.
  • Describe how to plan an upgrade to SharePoint 2010.
  • Explain the key upgrade considerations.
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> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must have the following pre-requisites:
  • Two years of experience administering, deploying, managing, monitoring, upgrading, migrating, and designing SharePoint servers.
  • One year of experience mapping business requirements to logical and physical technical design.
  • A working knowledge of network design, including network security.
  • Completion of Course 10174A: Configuring and Managing Microsoft SharePoint 2010, or have equivalent knowledge and experience.
> Purpose
After completing this course, students will be able to create a logical architecture design; create a logical Service Application architecture; create a capacity and performance plan for SharePoint 2010; design a security plan for SharePoint 2010; create an authentication plan for SharePoint 2010; create a corporate taxonomy plan for a SharePoint 2010 environment; design a SharePoint 2010 environment that supports social computing features; design and implement search strategy in SharePoint 2010; translate business requirements for content management into an Enterprise Content Management solution; understand the role of SharePoint in a Business Intelligence strategy; develop a plan for maintaining and monitoring a SharePoint 2010 deployment; develop a business continuity plan for SharePoint 2010; plan an upgrade from a previous SharePoint Product versions to SharePoint 2010.