M10231: Designing and Deploying a Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Infrastructure

5 Day Course
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Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M10231

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This 5 day ILT course teaches IT Professionals to design and plan the deployment of Microsoft SharePoint 2010. 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. Members of this audience should have at least 6 months experience with SharePoint 2010 (including pre-released versions of the product).


Upon completion of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Create a logical architecture design
  • Create a logical Service Application architecture
  • Create a capacity and performance plan for SharePoint 2010
  • Map the logical architecture, service application architecture, and the capacity and performance plan against a physical architecture
  • Design a security plan for SharePoint 2010 based on the principle of least-privilege
  • Create an authentication plan for SharePoint 2010 that meets the business requirements
  • Create a corporate taxonomy plan for a SharePoint 2010 environment and enable consumption of the terms within the term store
  • Design a SharePoint 2010 environment that supports social computing features including user profiles and My Sites
  • Design and implement search strategy in SharePoint 2010
  • Translate business requirements for content management into an Enterprise Content Management solution
  • Create a plan that reflects the role of SharePoint in an overarching corporate Business Intelligence strategy
  • Develop the key SharePoint elements of a governance plan that is in agreement with the overarching corporate governance strategy
  • Develop a plan for maintaining and monitoring a SharePoint 2010 deployment
  • Develop a business continuity plan for SharePoint 2010
  • Plan an upgrade from a previous SharePoint Product and Technologies version to SharePoint 2010

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Designing a Logical Architecture (5 topics)

  • Identifying Business Requirements
  • Overview of SharePoint 2010 Logical Architecture
  • Documenting Your SharePoint 2010 Environment
  • Documenting the Logical Architecture
  • Lab: Designing a Logical Architecture

Planning a Service Application Architecture (5 topics)

  • 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

Planning for Performance and Capacity (5 topics)

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

Designing a Physical Architecture (5 topics)

  • 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

Designing a Security Plan (5 topics)

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

Planning Authentication (4 topics)

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

Planning Managed Metadata (4 topics)

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

Planning Social Computing (4 topics)

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

Designing an Enterprise Search Strategy (5 topics)

  • 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 Enterprise Content Management (5 topics)

  • 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

Planning a SharePoint 2010 Implementation of a Business Intelligence Strategy (5 topics)

  • 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

Developing a Plan for Governance (5 topics)

  • 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

Designing a Maintenance and Monitoring (5 topics)

  • 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

Planning Business Continuity (4 topics)

  • 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

Planning for Upgrading to SharePoint 2010 (4 topics)

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


Before attending this course, students must have: * At least 2 years experience administering, deploying, managing, monitoring, upgrading, migrating, and designing SharePoint servers * At least one year’s experience of mapping business requirements to logical and physical technical design * Working knowledge of network design, including network security * Completed course 10174A: TS ITPro: Configuring and Managing Microsoft SharePoint 2010, or have equivalent knowledge and experience

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