Designing a Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Infrastructure

Course Code: 10231

What's in this course?

This 5 day course teaches IT Professionals to design and deploy Microsoft SharePoint 2010. The course is made to train attendees in describing and designing the necessary infrastructure for SharePoint 2010.

Course Outcomes

Describe the core methods for identifying business requirements and how these affect planning for a SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online deployment.
Describe how to plan the service application architecture in SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online.
Describe the principles of designing to maximize performance and capacity in a SharePoint 2010 deployment.
Describe how to successfully plan the physical components of a SharePoint 2010 deployment.
Describe the security architecture of SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online and the importance of creating a design that is based on the principle of least privilege.
Explain how to select authentication methods in a SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online design.
Describe how to match the managed metadata architecture in SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online to business requirements.
Describe how to plan a social computing implementation of SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online that meets business requirements.
Describe the architecture and topologies that are available to service a range of search requirements across business models.
Describe the core functionality of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) in SharePoint 2010 and how it influences solution design.
Describe core BI principles that will affect planning for SharePoint 2010.
Describe how to plan for data governance in SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online.
Describe the considerations for developing a maintenance and monitoring plan for SharePoint 2010 that also incorporates the technologies that support SharePoint 2010.
Describe how to develop a business continuity plan for SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online.

Course Modules

This module describes the function, components, and creation of a logical design and explains why this design is the first stage in any SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online solution. This module also covers a general overview of Service Pack 1 implications for SharePoint 2010, and a basic overview of the main functional differences in SharePoint Online.

This module explains the importance of performance and capacity planning in SharePoint 2010. It also describes how to design a robust and high-performance deployment.

This module describes the security architecture of SharePoint 2010 and the considerations that you must include in your security planning. These considerations include management of security accounts, management of users and groups, and the reasons why you should implement secure transport protocols.

This module describes the function of managed metadata and explains how you can best use the Managed Metadata Service to deliver business benefits.

This module describes the architectures and topologies that are available when you plan to deploy enterprise search in your organization. This includes discussions about both SharePoint 2010 search and Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint.

This module explains how you can integrate BI functionality in SharePoint 2010 into an overall enterprise BI strategy.

This module describes the essential principles of maintenance and monitoring and maps these against the functionality that is available in SharePoint 2010. It then uses this framework to identify how best to develop a maintenance and monitoring plan for SharePoint 2010.

This module reviews the options for performing an upgrade to SharePoint 2010 from a range of previous versions. It also outlines the milestones that are necessary to develop a successful upgrade plan.

This module describes the new service application architecture in SharePoint 2010 and explains how you should plan to deploy services across a range of farm topologies.

This module describes the key components of the physical architecture in SharePoint 2010, such as processor, memory, disk, and network access. It reviews how best to design a hardware and software infrastructure for each of the server types that you can deploy in a SharePoint farm.

This module discusses the available authentication options for SharePoint 2010 and describes how to plan for these in the new, claims-based security architecture.

This module explains how SharePoint 2010 can deliver social computing services to an organization. It focuses particularly on the planning that you require to deploy the User Profile Service to maximize social computing benefits.

This module explains how the core ECM functionality in SharePoint 2010 may influence your document and records management design. It also focuses on the planning for enterprise Web content management.

This module describes the concepts that are associated with corporate governance for SharePoint 2010. Based on this knowledge, the module helps you to plan for governance in a SharePoint 2010 farm.

This module describes the components of an effective business continuity plan. It also explains how to map functionality and components in SharePoint 2010 against business requirements for different business continuity metrics.

This module describes the key differences between an on-premise deployment of SharePoint 2010, and SharePoint Online. This section also outlines topics of administration as it relates to planning for SPO, as well as planning for hybrid deployments of both SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online.


An ideal candidate will have attended Course 10174: Configuring and Managing Microsoft SharePoint 2010

Next steps

10232: Designing and Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Applications

See Whats In The Course Labs

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

- Creating a Performance Plan - Creating a Capacity Plan

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

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

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

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

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

- Creating an Upgrade and Migration Plan

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

- Planning the Physical Architecture - Troubleshooting a Name Resolution Problem

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

- Planning User Profiles - Configuring User Profile Synchronization

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

- Creating a Governance Plan - Implementing the Governance Plan

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

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