IT TRAINING

Microsoft 10231 – Designing a Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Infrastructure

In this course you will learn how to design and plan the deployment of Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online.

You will learn about capacity planning, topology designing, performance tunning, mapping logical architecture, service application architecture and the capacity and performance plan against a physical architecture.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at IT professionals that use Microsoft SharePoint 2010 in a team-based, medium-sized to large environment.

what you will learn

What you will learn

Upon completion you will know how to:

  • 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
Prerequisites

Prerequisites

Students need to have:

  • 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
Course outline

Course Outline

Module 1: Designing a Logical ArchitectureThis 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.Lessons

Identifying Business Requirements
Overview of SharePoint 2010 Logical Architecture
Documenting the Logical Architecture
Understanding SharePoint Online
SharePoint 2010 Service Pack 1
Lab : Designing a Logical Architecture

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.
Understand the main differences between SharePoint 2010 on-premise and SharePoint Online
Understand how Service Pack 1 affects SharePoint 2010.
Module 2: Planning a Service Application ArchitectureThis 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.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

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

Principles of Performance Planning
Designing for Performance
Principles of Capacity Planning
Designing for Capacity
Lab : Planning for Capacity and Performance

After completing this module, students 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 ArchitectureThis 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 farmLessons

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

After completing this module, students 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 PlanThis 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.Lessons

Designing to Secure SharePoint 2010
Planning for Service Accounts
Planning Security for Users and Groups
Lab : Designing a Security Plan

After completing this module, students 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 AuthenticationThis module discusses the available authentication options for SharePoint 2010 and describes how to plan for these in the new, claims-based security architecture.Lessons

Overview of Authentication
Introduction to Claims-based Authentication
Selecting Authentication Methods
Lab : Planning Authentication

After completing this module, students 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 describes the function of managed metadata and explains how you can best use the Managed Metadata Service to deliver business benefits.
Lessons

Metadata in SharePoint 2010
Overview of Content Types
Mapping Managed Metadata to Business Requirements
Lab : Planning Managed Metadata

After completing this module, students 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 ComputingThis 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.Lessons

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

After completing this module, students 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 StrategyThis 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.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

After completing this module, students 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 ManagementThis 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.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

After completing this module, students 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 you can integrate BI functionality in SharePoint 2010 into an overall enterprise BI 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

After completing this module, students 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 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.
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

After completing this module, students 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 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.
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

After completing this module, students 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 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.
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

After completing this module, students 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 Upgrade to 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.
Lessons

Identifying Upgrade Scenarios
Planning Your Upgrade
Upgrade Considerations
Lab : Planning for Upgrading to SharePoint 2010

After completing this module, students 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.
Module 16: Planning for SharePoint OnlineThis 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.Lessons

SharePoint Online Planning
Planning for Administration of SharePoint Online
Hybrid Deployments
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe the key differences between SharePoint Online and an on-premise deployment of SharePoint 2010.
Describe the main administrative differences important to planning a deployment on SharePoint Online.
Explain hybrid deployments of both SharePoint Online and an on-premise deployment of SharePoint 2010.

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