Designing a Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Infrastructure Course Details:

In this course for experienced SharePoint administrators, you will learn to design and plan the deployment of Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online. You will focus on the advanced topics of capacity planning, topology designing, and performance tuning, and you will participate in exercises such as mapping logical architecture, service application architecture, and the capacity and performance plan against a physical architecture. You will also design a security plan for SharePoint 2010 based on the principle of least-privilege. You will learn the key differences between SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online during on-premise deployments, including Service Pack 1 implications for SharePoint 2010. This course will prepare you for Exam 70- 668, PRO: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Administrator.

This course incorporates materials from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 10231: Designing a Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Infrastructure.

Certification: One of two exams for MCITP: SharePoint Administrator 2010

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1. Designing a Logical Architecture

  • Identifying Business Requirements
  • Overview of SharePoint 2010 Logical Architecture
  • Documenting the Logical Architecture
  • SharePoint Online
  • SharePoint 2010 Service Pack 1

2. Planning a Service Application Architecture

  • Service Application Architecture in SharePoint 2010
  • Service Application Architecture and Components
  • Topologies for Service Applications
  • Mapping Service Applications to Your Logical Architecture

3. Planning for Performance and Capacity

  • Principles of Performance Planning
  • Designing for Performance
  • Principles of Capacity Planning
  • Designing for Capacity

4. Designing 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

5. Designing a Security Plan

  • Designing to Secure SharePoint 2010
  • Planning for Service Accounts
  • Planning Security for Users and Groups

6. Planning Authentication

  • Overview of Authentication
  • Introduction to Claims-Based Authentication
  • Selecting Authentication Methods

7. Planning Managed Metadata

  • Metadata in SharePoint 2010
  • Overview of Content Types
  • Mapping Managed Metadata to Business Requirements

8. Planning Social Computing

  • Overview of Social Computing
  • Planning for Social Computing Functionality in SharePoint 2010
  • Planning for the User Profile Service

9. Designing an Enterprise Search Strategy

  • Overview of SharePoint 2010 Search Architecture
  • Search Topologies in SharePoint 2010
  • Capacity and Performance Planning for Search
  • Mapping Business Requirements to Search Design

10. Planning Enterprise Content Management

  • Overview of Enterprise Content Management
  • Planning Tasks for Content Management
  • Planning Features and Policies for Content Management
  • Planning Web Content Management

11. Planning a SharePoint 2010 Implementation of 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

12. Developing a Plan for Governance

  • 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

13. Designing a Maintenance and Monitoring Plan

  • 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

14. Planning Business Continuity

  • Overview of Business Continuity Management
  • Developing a Business Continuity Plan for SharePoint Server 2010
  • Creating a Backup and Restore Plan for SharePoint Server 2010

15. Planning for Upgrading to SharePoint 2010

  • Identifying Upgrade Scenarios
  • Planning Your Upgrade
  • Upgrade Considerations

16. Planning for SharePoint Online

  • Planning for Administration of SharePoint Online
  • Hybrid Deployments

*Please Note: Course Outline is subject to change without notice. Exact course outline will be provided at time of registration.
  • Core methods for identifying business requirements and how these affect planning for SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online deployment
  • Plan the service application architecture in SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online
  • Principles of design to maximize performance and capacity in SharePoint 2010 deployment
  • Plan the physical components of a SharePoint 2010 deployment
  • Security architecture of SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online, including the principle of least privilege
  • Select authentication methods in SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online design
  • Plan how to match metadata architecture to business requirements for both SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online, including social computing implementation
  • Plan and design a service application architecture, a physical architecture across a range of farm topologies
  • Core functionality of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) in SharePoint 2010 and its influence on solution design
  • Plan for data governance in SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online
  • Develop maintenance and monitor plans for SharePoint 2010
  • Develop a business continuity plan for SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online

Lab 1: Designing a Logical Architecture

  • Mapping Business Requirements to a Logical Architecture Design
  • Creating a Logical Architecture Diagram

Lab 2: Planning a Service Application Architecture

  • Identifying and Designing Service Applications
  • Creating Service Applications and Assigning Proxy Groups

Lab 3: Planning for Capacity and Performance

  • Creating a Performance Plan
  • Creating a Capacity Plan

Lab 4: Designing a Physical Architecture

  • Planning the Physical Architecture
  • Troubleshooting a Name Resolution Problem

Lab 5: Designing a Security Plan

  • Designing for Least-Privilege Security
  • Identifying and Resolving Potential Security Issues
  • Granting Read Access to the Production Auditors Group

Lab 6: Planning Authentication

  • Planning Authentication for Contoso, Ltd
  • Enabling Claims-Based Authentication

Lab 7: Planning Managed Metadata

  • Designing Content Types and a Term Set Framework
  • Creating the Managed Metadata Service Application
  • Importing Term Sets
  • Publishing a Content Type

Lab 8: Planning Social Computing

  • Planning User Profiles
  • Configuring User Profile Synchronization

Lab 9: Designing an Enterprise Search Strategy

  • Planning for Search
  • Planning Physical Topology
  • Creating Search Service Applications
  • Configuring Search

Lab 10: Planning Enterprise Content Management

  • Developing a Content Management Plan
  • Enabling and Configuring Document IDs and Content Organizer
  • Configuring Retention Policies and Records Management

Lab 11: Planning a SharePoint 2010 Implementation of a Business Intelligence Strategy

  • Planning the SharePoint Business Intelligence Implementation
  • Creating a BI Center and Enabling Excel Services

Lab 12: Developing a Plan for Governance

  • Creating a Governance Plan
  • Implementing the Governance Plan

Lab 13: Designing a Maintenance and Monitoring Plan

  • Resolving an Error in SharePoint 2010
  • Splitting a Content Database

Lab 14: Planning Business Continuity

  • Creating a Backup and Restore Plan
  • Testing the Recovery Process

Lab 15: Planning for Upgrading to SharePoint 2010

  • Creating an Upgrade and Migration Plan
  • At least two years of experience administering, deploying, managing, monitoring, upgrading, migrating, and designing SharePoint servers
  • At least one year's experience mapping business requirements to logical and physical technical design
  • Working knowledge of network design, including network security
  • MCTS: SharePoint 2010, Configuration (M10174) or equivalent knowledge and experience

IT professionals, especially senior administrators who have at least six months of experience with SharePoint 2010 (including pre-released versions of the product), who use Microsoft SharePoint 2010 in a team-based, medium-sized to large environment. While they may have implemented a SharePoint deployment, they have limited experience in designing a SharePoint infrastructure.

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