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Project Server 2010: TechNet Project Server TechCenter Updated

Project Server 2010: TechNet Project Server TechCenter Updated

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I’m really pleased with the amount of content we already have available, and have had available during the Beta.  yesterday saw the update of the Project Server 2010 TechCenter at http://technet.com/projectserver.  An excellent job by our UA team – well done Efren, Mike and Rob!  Subscribe to the blog at http://blogs.technet.com/epmcontent/ to keep up to date on the new content as it comes along.  Here are some words from Rob on the current content:

Current available content for RTM (with much more to come in the coming months):

Product evaluation:

· What's New for IT pros in Project Server 2010
This article provides a brief overview of the new main features and capabilities that are included in Microsoft Project Server 2010.

· TechNet Webcast: Overview of Microsoft Project Server 2010 for IT professionals
This Webcast discusses Microsoft Project Server 2010 features, requirements, and deployment considerations that IT professionals need to know about the product.

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Planning and architecture:

Deployment:

  • Deploy Project Server 2010 to a server farm environment
    This series of articles describes the steps necessary to install Microsoft Project Server 2010 in a server farm environment. This includes installing and configuring Project Server, creating a Microsoft Project Web App site, and configuring reporting.
  • Deploy Project Server 2010 to a test environment
    This series of articles describes deploying a test installation of Microsoft Project Server 2010 in a virtual environment. The purpose of this series is as follows:
  • Install Project Server 2010 to a stand-alone computer
    Microsoft Project Server 2010 can be installed in a stand-alone configuration that uses Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express. This configuration is useful for demonstration, but should not be used for a production environment.
  • TechNet Webcast: Project Server 2010 upgrade and migration
    This Microsoft TechNet Webcast discusses Microsoft Project Server 2010 features, requirements, and deployment considerations that IT professionals need to know about.
  • In-place upgrade to Project Server 2010
    This article describes the process of doing an in-place upgrade from Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 to Project Server 2010Project Server 2010.
  • Database-attach full upgrade to Project Server 2010
    This article describes how to do a database-attach full upgrade to Project Server 2010, in which you back up the required databases in the old farm and then restore them in the new farm.
  • Database-attach core upgrade to Project Server 2010
    This article describes how to do a database-attach core upgrade to Project Server 2010, in which you are basically using backup copies of your Office Project Server 2007 databases that contain your project data.
  • Upgrade to Project Server 2010 from Project Server 2003
    This series of articles provides information and procedures about how to migrate from Microsoft Office Project Server 2003 to Project Server 2010.
  • Configure Project Server 2010 to work with Exchange Server 2007 R2
    This article describes how to configure integration with Exchange Server 2007 SP2, enabling Project Server 2010 users to view Project Server tasks in Microsoft Outlook. This functionality replaces the Outlook Add-in task status reporting functionality for non-time–phased tasks that is available in previous versions of Project Server.
  • Configure Project Server 2010 to work with Exchange Server 2010
    This article describes how to configure integration with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, which enables Microsoft Project Server 2010 users to view Project Server tasks in Microsoft Outlook. This functionality replaces the Outlook Add-in task status reporting functionality for non-time–phased tasks that is available in previous versions of Project Server.

Operations:

  • Back up and restore databases (Project Server 2010)
    This chapter covers backing up and restoring databases, including the prerequisites for performing these tasks.
  • Project backup and recovery (Project Server 2010)
    This chapter covers backup and recovery operations for Microsoft Project Server 2010, including migrating a Project Web App instance and backing up and restoring a Project Server farm.
  • Manage security in Project Server 2010
    Microsoft Project Server 2010 security is based on users, groups, and categories. Groups contain sets of users who need to access the same set of data in the same way. Categories provide access to projects and resources based on parameters that you define.
  • OLAP database management (Project Server 2010)
    Through Microsoft Project Web App (PWA), multiple OLAP databases can be delivered that contain the specific resources, projects, and custom fields that each group within your organization requires for its particular group reporting needs.

Technical Reference:

  • Windows PowerShell for Project Server 2010
    Windows PowerShell can be used with Microsoft Project Server 2010 to perform both simple and complex administrative tasks.
  • System Center Operations Manager knowledge articles (Project Server 2010)
    The articles in this section are knowledge articles for the Microsoft Project Server 2010 management pack for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007. Typically, you would encounter one of these articles after clicking a link in an alert in the Operations Manager console. You can use these articles to help you troubleshoot and resolve problems in Project Server 2010.
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