Then use these great videoes and whitepapers to get you started.

Topics include

  • Overview: Office SharePoint Server server farm architecture
  • Overview: Configuring server farms

  • Securing server farms

  • Configuring performance options

  • Backup, Restore, High Availability and Disaster Recovery

  • Operations and management

  • Capacity planning

  • Search architecture and configuration

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