10231: Designing a Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Infrastructure Training

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Course Description

 
This course is intended for IT Professionals 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. They likely work as a senior administrator who acts as a technical lead over a team of administrators.
Course Length: 5 Days
Course Tuition: $2090 (US)

Prerequisites

Members of this audience should have at least 6 months experience with SharePoint 2010 (including pre-released versions of the product)

Course Outline

 

 

Module 1: Designing a Logical Architecture
This module explains how to create a logical architecture design
Lessons 
•Identifying Business Requirements
•Overview of SharePoint 2010 Logical Architecture
•Documenting Your SharePoint 2010 Environment
•Documenting the Logical Architecture
Lab : Designing a Logical Architecture
•Mapping Business Requirements to a Logical Architecture Design
•Creating a Logical Architecture Diagram
After completing this module, students will be able to:
•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.
 
Module 2: Planning a Service Application Architecture
This module explains how to create a logical Service Application architecture
Lessons 
•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
•Identifying and Designing Service Applications
•Creating Service Applications and Assigning Proxy Groups
After completing this module, students will be able to:
•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.
 
Module 3: Planning for Performance and Capacity
This module explains how to create a capacity and performance plan for SharePoint 2010
Lessons 
•Principles of Performance Planning
•Designing for Performance
•Principles of Capacity Planning
•Designing for Capacity
Lab : Planning for Capacity and Performance
•Creating a Performance Plan
•Creating a Capacity Plan
After completing this module, you will be able to:
•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.
 
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
Lessons 
•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
•Planning the Physical Architecture
•Troubleshooting a Name Resolution Problem
After completing this module, you will be able to:
•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.
 
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
Lessons 
•Designing to Secure SharePoint 2010
•Planning for Service Accounts
•Planning Security for Users and Groups
•Planning for SSL
Lab : Designing a Security Plan
•Designing for Least-Privilege Security
•Identifying and Resolving Potential Security Issues
•Granting Read Access to the Production Auditors Group
After completing this module, you will be able to:
•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.
 
Module 6: Planning Authentication
This module explains how to create an authentication plan for SharePoint 2010 that meets business requirements
Lessons 
•Overview of Authentication
•Introduction to Claims-based Authentication
•Selecting Authentication Methods
Lab : Planning Authentication
•Planning Authentication for Contoso, Ltd
•Enabling Claims-Based Authentication
After completing this module, you will be able to:
•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.
 
Module 7: Planning Managed Metadata
This module explains how to create a corporate taxonomy plan for a SharePoint 2010 environment and enable consumption of the terms within the term store
Lessons 
•Metadata in SharePoint 2010
•Overview of Content Types
•Mapping Managed Metadata to Business Requirements
Lab : Planning Managed Metadata
•Designing Content Types and a Term Set Framework
•Creating the Managed Metadata Service Application
•Importing Term Sets
•Publishing a Content Type
After completing this module, you will be able to:
•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.
 
Module 8: Planning Social Computing
This module explains how to design a SharePoint 2010 environment that supports social computing features including user profiles and My Sites
Lessons 
•Overview of Social Computing
•Planning for Social Computing Functionality in SharePoint 2010
•Planning for the User Profile Service
Lab : Planning Social Computing
•Planning User Profiles
•Configuring User Profile Synchronization
After completing this module, you will be able to:
•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.
 
Module 9: Designing an Enterprise Search Strategy
This module explains how to design and implement search strategy in SharePoint 2010
Lessons 
•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
•Planning for Search
•Planning Physical Topology
•Creating Search Service Applications
•Configuring Search
After completing this module, you will be able to:
•Describe the search architecture and process in SharePoint 2010.
•Describe the topologies that are available in SharePoint 2010 to service a range of search requirements across business models.
•Plan and document enterprise search for capacity and performance.
•Describe how to map business requirements to the SharePoint Enterprise and FAST search architectures.
 
Module 10: Planning Enterprise Content Management
This module explains how to translate business requirements for content management into an Enterprise Content Management solution.
Lessons 
•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
•Developing a Content Management Plan
•Enabling and Configuring Document IDs and Content Organizer
•Configuring Retention Policies and Records Management
After completing this module, you will be able to:
•Describe the core functionality of ECM in SharePoint Server 2010 that influences your design.
•Describe the major steps that you should take when you plan a content management solution in SharePoint Server 2010.
•Describe the considerations for planning features and policies for content management for SharePoint Server 2010.
•Describe how to plan for Web content management in SharePoint Server 2010.
 
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 an overarching corporate Business Intelligence strategy
Lessons 
•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
•Planning the SharePoint Business Intelligence Implementation
•Creating a BI Center and Enabling Excel Services
After completing this module, you will be able to:
•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.
 
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
Lessons 
•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
•Creating a Governance Plan
•Implementing the Governance Plan
After completing this module, you will be able to:
•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.
 
Module 13: Designing a Maintenance and Monitoring Plan
This modules explains how to develop a plan for maintaining and monitoring a SharePoint 2010 deployment
Lessons 
•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
•Resolving an Error in SharePoint 2010
•Splitting a Content Database
After completing this module, you will be able to:
•Describe the essential principles of a maintenance and monitoring plan.
•Create a maintenance plan for SharePoint 2010.
•Create a monitoring plan for SharePoint 2010.
•Describe the considerations for developing a maintenance and monitoring plan that incorporates technologies that support SharePoint 2010.
 
Module 14: Planning Business Continuity
This module explains how to develop a business continuity plan for SharePoint 2010
Lessons 
•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
•Creating a Backup and Restore Plan
•Testing the Recovery Process
After completing this module, you will be able to:
•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.
 
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
Lessons 
•Identifying Upgrade Scenarios
•Planning Your Upgrade
•Upgrade Considerations
Lab : Planning for Upgrading to SharePoint 2010
•Creating an Upgrade and Migration Plan
After completing this module, you will be able to:
•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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