Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Overview for IT Professionals
(Microsoft Training Course: 50353) - 3 days - £1700 exc VAT

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> Target Audience
This course explores the new architectural changes made to SharePoint 2010 and how to upgrade your 2007 environment to 2010. It is intended for IT Pros who want to get a quick understanding of the new features and interfaces in SharePoint 2010.
> Course outline
  1. Service Applications
  2. PowerShell
  3. Monitoring
  4. Search
  5. Backup, Restore and Disaster Recovery
  6. Install and Upgrading

Module 1: Service Applications
  • This module looks at Service Applications and how the Shared Service Provider is now obsolete.
  • Service Applications
  • Lab: Explore Service Applications
  • Lab: Install a Service Application
  • Describe Service Applications.
  • Understand how the Service Application architecture works.
  • Install new Service Applications.
Module 2: PowerShell
  • This module looks at the new PowerShell features in SharePoint 2010.
  • SharePoint and PowerShell
  • Set PowerShell Execution Policy
  • Create a site with PowerShell
  • Create/Update an item with PowerShell
  • Backup SharePoint with PowerShell
  • Profiles and MySites script
  • Explore SharePoint 2010 Commandlets
  • Lab: PowerShell Basics
  • Lab: PowerShell With SharePoint
  • Lab: Profiles and MySites script
  • Understand the benefits of PowerShell.
  • Work with PowerShell scripts.
  • Be familiar with out of the box SharePoint PowerShell Scripts.
Module 3: Monitoring
  • This module looks at the new monitoring features in SharePoint 2010.
  • Monitoring
  • Configuring Diagnostic Logging
  • ULS Viewer
  • SharePoint Health Analyzer
  • SharePoint Logging Database
  • Lab: Configure Monitoring
  • Lab: Explore the ULS Viewer
  • Lab: Health Analyzer
  • Lab: Logging Database
  • Describe the improved monitoring features of SharePoint 2010.
  • Understand how to use the ULS Viewer.
  • Understand how to use the Health Analyzer.
  • Query the new Logging Database.
Module 4: Search
  • This module looks at the new Search features in SharePoint 2010, Search Federation, and the new Search product called FAST ESP.
  • Install SharePoint Search
  • Federated Search
  • Search Architecture
  • Install FAST Search
  • SharePoint Search 2010
  • Lab: Install Search
  • Lab: Explore Search
  • Lab: Install FAST Search
  • Understand the new features of SharePoint Search.
  • Install and configure SharePoint Search.
  • Install and configure FAST Search.
Module 5: Backup, Restore and Disaster Recovery
  • In this module we are going to take a look at new High Availability features in SharePoint 2010.
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Explore Backup Options
  • Central Administration
  • PowerShell
  • Restore SharePoint
  • Partial Restore
  • Lab: Backup
  • Lab: Restore
  • How to backup and restore SharePoint 2010.
  • How to use the granular restore feature of 2010.
Module 6: Install and Upgrading
  • This module looks at upgrading an existing SharePoint 2007 site to SharePoint 2010.
  • Deep Details
  • Upgrading from SharePoint 2007
  • Install SharePoint Foundation
  • Install SharePoint Server
  • Upgrade Pre-requisites
  • Gradual Upgrade
  • In-Place Upgrade
  • Lab: Installing SharePoint 2010
  • Lab: Upgrade (Pre-reqs)
  • Lab: Upgrade (Gradual)
  • Lab: Upgrade (In-Place)
  • Understand Upgrade Architecture.
  • Learn to perform a In-place upgrade.
  • Learn to perform a Gradual upgrade.
  • Understand what items to test after upgrade.
> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must have the following pre-requisites:
  • Experience using SharePoint 2007
  • An understanding of database and web applications.
> Purpose
After completing this course, students will be able to describe how the Service Application architecture works; understand how PowerShell works with SharePoint 2010; configure monitoring of SharePoint 2010; query the Logging Database; install SharePoint Search; understand the different search options; understand the backup and recovery techniques in SharePoint 2010; install and upgrade to SharePoint 2010.