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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administration Cookbook

By : Peter Serzo
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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administration Cookbook

By: Peter Serzo

Overview of this book

Collaboration and content management are the major business needs of every organization in this increasingly global and connected environment. Microsoft SharePoint is a solution to these needs that offers a software platform that facilitates collaboration and provides content management features for the effective implementation of business processes. With a vast amount of functionality available with SharePoint, it is easy to get confused in carrying out administrative tasks. Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administration Cookbook starts off by demonstrating the various upgrading and post-upgrading tasks to be performed in SharePoint 2010. Next come recipes for managing SharePoint service-level applications and for monitoring the SharePoint environment. The book introduces one of the best new tools that should be in your arsenal, PowerShell, and the commands you will need to script your tasks with Powershell. Collaboration and content management are the most important features of SharePoint and this book contains many recipes that focus on improving them. Enterprise monitoring and reporting are also covered in detail so that you can ensure that your SharePoint implementation is up and running all the time. You will find recipes to manage and customize SharePoint Search. When you are half way through the book, you will explore more advanced and interesting topics such as customizing and securing the SharePoint environment. You will learn to extend SharePoint to include features similar to social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. Lastly, the book covers backup and recovery solutions for SharePoint so that you can ensure that your system is protected from data loss and virus attacks.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administration Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Enabling HTTP Request Monitoring and Throttling

To understand resources and the SharePoint 2010 application, the analogy of a state government will be used. A state government provides the foundation for a system of governance, checks and balances, and branches to that government at a local and regional level. The government and its branches provide infrastructure and resources to the citizens.

Citizens are the users of this infrastructure. Citizens create businesses and provide more resources, but at the same time also use the resources provided by the government. With an increased number of users and businesses, the stress on the government and its infrastructure grows. The government must scale its resources and performance to meet the needs of its users.

This is SharePoint 2010—a super .NET application that provides resources and an infrastructure to its users and businesses. Resources are critical to the health and performance of this ecosystem.

As an administrator, it is critical to...