Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

Course Code: 20332

What's in the Advanced Solutions course?

This five-day course examines the advanced solutions available with the Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 environment.

The modules focus on availability and disaster recovery as well as service application architecture, productivity and collaboration platforms and business intelligence solutions.

The course also examines how to optimize the Search experience, how to develop and implement a governance plan and how to perform an upgrade or migration to SharePoint Server 2013.

Course Outcomes

Plan and design a SharePoint 2013 environments for high availability and disaster recovery
Plan and implement a service application architecture
Configure and manage Business Connectivity Services features
Plan and configure social computing features
Plan and configure productivity and collaboration platforms
Plan and configure Business Intelligence solutions
Optimize the search experience for an enterprise environment
Plan and configure enterprise content management
Plan and configure a web content management infrastructure
Manage solutions in a SharePoint 2013 deployment
Configure and manage apps in a SharePoint Server 2013 environment
Develop and implement a governance plan for SharePoint Server 2013
Perform an upgrade or migration to SharePoint Server 2013

Course Modules

This module introduces the architectural features that underpin Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013. This includes an examination of the features that are new in this version. You will review the basic structural elements of a farm deployment, and the different deployment options that are available in SharePoint 2013.

In this module you will learn to understand Service applications to provide a flexible design for delivering services, such as managed metadata or PerformancePoint, to users who need them.

Connecting people is a reference to isolated work spaces and giving individuals the ability and tools to collaborate with other people within the organization. It is about finding people with expertise, and identifying shared interests and about creating networks of people that share common goals.

Business Intelligence (BI) continues to be an important area for large enterprise organizations. This module provides the necessary skills to successful integrate the components that deliver the right information, to the right people, at the right time.

This module examines Enterprise Content Management (ECM), a set of technologies and features that administrators use to provide control over sites and content. This includes control over how information is stored, how long information is kept, how information is visible to users while in use, and how information growth is kept under control.

As a SharePoint administrator, it is important for you to understand the features that are available in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013. There are often specific functional requirements that may be part of SharePoint’s feature set but are not included in certain site templates.This module will give you the skill to source and manage the functions of SharePoint 2013.

Governance as it relates to SharePoint can be described as a way of controlling a SharePoint environment through the application of people, policies, and processes. Governance is necessary for all IT systems as a whole and this module will assist in developing a governance plan for your SharePoint site.

This module examines availability and disaster recovery in SharePoint 2013. It will help you to understand the different approaches required by each logical tier in the farm. High availability for the database tier requires understanding of how SQL Server provides high availability and the associated requirements.

You will learn how to plan, configure and implement Business Connectivity Services (BCS). BCS is a collection of technologies that enable you to query, view, and interact with data from external systems.

This module examines how SharePoint 2013 extends the ability of users to work collaboratively and increase productivity through integration with external software platforms.

In this module, you will examine the configuration options in SharePoint Search that enable you to provide greater effectiveness through fine-tuning.

This module will help your company to communicate and integrate more effectively with employees, partners, and customers. As part of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) in SharePoint Server 2013, web content management can help to streamline your process for creating and publishing web sites.

SharePoint apps are new to Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 and provide an additional capability to provide application functionality within the context of SharePoint. This module will help administrators to manage applications and capabilities of farm solutions and sandbox solutions to provide a good user experience.

Upgrading your Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 farm(s) to SharePoint 2013 is a major undertaking, so it is important that you carefully plan the upgrade activities. You need to ensure that your upgrade path—moving from version to version—is supported, that you have reviewed the business impact of your upgrade, and that you test your upgrade strategy to ensure business continuity. As with all such activities, preparation is crucial.


An ideal candidate will have attended Course 20331: Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

Next steps

Upon completion of this course, attendees should look to complete exam 70-332 Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013.

See Whats In The Course Labs

- Configuring SharePoint Server 2013 Farms - Creating and Configuring Site Collections and Sites

- Planning a Service Application Topology

- Configuring the Business Data Connectivity Service Application - Configuring the Secure Store Service

- Configuring Profile Synchronization - Configuring My Sites

- Creating Project Sites - Configuring Project Sites - Engaging Project Teams

- Provisioning Excel Services - Configuring External Data Access - Configuring Data Connections

- Planning a Search Solution

- Creating and Configuring an eDiscovery Center - Discovering and Preserving Content - Querying and Exporting Content

- Configuring Product Catalog Sites - Configuring Cross-Site Publishing - Configuring Publishing Sites

- Configuring Sandboxed Solution Management at the Farm Level - Configuring Sandboxed Solution Management at the Site Collection Level - Deploying Farm Solutions

- Creating a Governance Plan

- Import the SharePoint 2010 Databases - Migrating and Upgrading a Service Application - Migrating and Upgrading a Content Database

- Create a Backup and Restore Plan - Test the Backup and Restore Process

- Creating a Service Application Instance - Establishing Trust Relationships between SharePoint Farms - Publishing and Consuming Service Applications

- Configuring a Secure Store Service Target Application - Importing and Configuring BDC Models

- Creating a Community Site Infrastructure - Configuring Community Site Participation

- Configure Windows Azure Workflow and SharePoint Workflow Services - Creating and Testing a Workflow

- Configuring PowerPivot for SharePoint - Configuring Power View for SharePoint

- Configuring a Thesaurus - Configuring Entity Extractors and Refiners - Configuring Query Spelling Correction - Configuring Company Name Extraction

- Configuring In-Place Records Management

- Configuring Device Channels

- Configuring a SharePoint Farm to Support Apps - Creating and Configuring a Corporate App Catalog - Deploying and Monitoring Apps

- Creating and Publishing Site Policies - Enabling and Managing Self-Service Site Creation

- Preparing Site Collections for Upgrade - Upgrading Site Collections

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