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White Papers in English

Explore
About Service Pack 2 for SharePoint Products and Technologies
Case Study: Creating a Highly Available Microsoft Office SharePoint Server Environment by Using Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Database Mirroring in a Windows Server 2008 Virtualized Environment
Case study: Dell.com upgrade to SharePoint Server 2010
Database Maintenance for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products
Enterprise Search: The View from the Crawl Space (The search journey)
Hybrid SharePoint Environments with Office 365
Integrating SAP data by using the Business Data Catalog
Microsoft SharePoint Online: An Overview for Enterprise IT Professionals
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010: Better Together
Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 end-to-end walkthrough
PerformancePoint 2010 and PowerPivot
Publishing PerformancePoint Server in Extranet Scenarios
Self-Service Analytics: Sales Solution
SharePoint 2010: IT Pro Evaluation Guide
SQL Server RBS Performance with SharePoint Server 2010 and StorSimple Storage Solution
Web Content Management Training Modules - Module 1 - Web Content Management Overview
Web Content Management Training Modules - Module 2 - Architecting Content Management for Your Web Site
Web Content Management Training Modules - Module 3 - Server Infrastructure and Content Deployment
Web Content Management Training Modules - Module 4 - Securing a Web Content Management System
Web Content Management Training Modules - Module 5 - Optimizing Performance for Web Content Management
Web Content Management Training Modules - Module 6 - Extending Web Content Management
Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010: Better Together

Plan
Analyzing Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Usage
Best practices for using fine-grained permissions (SharePoint Products and Technologies)
Configuring Kerberos Authentication for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products
Connecting SharePoint 2010 to Line-of-Business Systems to Deliver Business-Critical Solutions
EPM and Office SharePoint Server 2007 Coexistence — Intranet Scenario
Governance: Implementing Governance in SharePoint 2010
InfoPath 2010 Enhanced Integration with SharePoint Server 2010 and Its Implications When Designing Forms for Applications
Governance: SharePoint 2007 Internet Presence Governance Plan
Managing Multi-Terabyte Content Databases with Microsoft SharePoint 2010
Planning and Deploying SharePoint Server 2010 User Profiles for My Site Web Sites
Planning and Monitoring SQL Server 2008 Storage for SharePoint: Performance Recommendations and Best Practices
Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting for the Office of Finance: Understanding Planning Solutions and Scenarios with Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2
Search Topology Operations in SharePoint Server 2010
Governance: SharePoint 2010 Governance Planning
SharePoint 2010 Virtualization Guidance and Recommendations
Governance: SharePoint Collaboration Service Governance Plan
Governance: SharePoint Intranet Portal Service Governance Plan
Tasks for published intranet solution
Test Lab Guide: Install SQL Server 2012 Enterprise
TLG: Configure SharePoint Server 2013 Preview in a Three-Tier Farm
TLG: Demonstrate intranet collaboration with SharePoint Server 2013
TLG: Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate SAML-based Claims Authentication with SharePoint Server 2013 Preview
Topics to consider before deploying SharePoint Products and Technologies
Understanding Updates for SharePoint Products and Technologies
Using AAM URL redirection as part of the upgrade process (SharePoint Server 2010)

Deploy
Building Windows Phone 7 applications with SharePoint 2010 Products and Unified Access Gateway
Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
Service Pack 2 for SharePoint Products and Technologies
SharePoint Deployment on Windows Azure Virtual Machines
Solution: Surface external data from AdventureWorks in SharePoint 2013 Preview and Office 2013 Preview

Operate
Database maintenance for Office SharePoint Server 2007
Implementing Persistent Cookies in SharePoint 2010 Products
Perform a search-first migration (SharePoint Server 2010)
SharePoint Diagnostics Tool (SPDiag) User Guide
SharePoint Server 2010: Operations Framework and Checklists


White Paper Content in English

Explore

About Service Pack 2 for SharePoint Products and Technologies
The white papers you can download from this page provide information about the important updates included in Service Pack 2 for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2007
Publication date: July 2010

Source: TechNet
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Case Study: Creating a Highly Available Microsoft Office SharePoint Server Environment by Using Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Database Mirroring in a Windows Server 2008 Virtualized Environment
The goal of this paper is to highlight the lessons learned from a proof of concept configuration of Office SharePoint Server 2007 across two data centers that included database mirroring. The environment runs on Hyper-V, hosted on the 64-bit edition of the Windows Server 2008 Enterprise operating system with Service Pack 1 (SP1). The mirroring solution this paper describes is based on the architecture described in the following white paper: Using Database Mirroring with Office SharePoint Server and Windows SharePoint Services.

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2007
Publication date: October 2007

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Case study: Dell.com upgrade to SharePoint Server 2010
This technical case study describes the Dell Computer Content Management System (CMS) and the upgrade of this system from Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 to SharePoint Server 2010.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: July 2010

Source: TechNet
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Database Maintenance for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products
This white paper provides information and guidelines for maintaining the databases that host Microsoft SharePoint 2010 data and configurations. It describes and provides examples of the database maintenance tasks that we recommend when using SharePoint 2010.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: July 2010

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Enterprise Search: The View from the Crawl Space (The search journey)
This column focuses on real-world perspectives and practical techniques for succeeding with Microsoft Enterprise Search. The articles cover a wide range of topics and have useful tips that you can use no matter how experienced you are with enterprise search.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: May 2012

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Hybrid SharePoint Environments with Office 365
Hybrid SharePoint environments combine on-premises Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 with Office 365 — Microsoft SharePoint Online. Hybrid environments enable organizations to achieve a higher degree of flexibility than forcing a choice between either an on-premises or cloud model. Organizations can start to achieve the benefits associated with the use of cloud computing coupled with the customization flexibility and tight data governance of an on-premises system, while delivering a consistent experience to users. This paper has been updated with illustrations, a discussion of Business Connectivity Services, patterns and practices for hybridization, and business intelligence.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: August 2012

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Integrating SAP data by using the Business Data Catalog
This white paper describes how to integrate data from SAP 6.4 and Netweaver 5.0 with SharePoint sites by using the Business Data Catalog.

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2007
Publication date: July 2010

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Microsoft SharePoint Online: An Overview for Enterprise IT Professionals
SharePoint Online makes all the collaboration, content sharing and communication capabilities of SharePoint available through the cloud. Excerpted from “Microsoft SharePoint Online: An Overview for Enterprise IT Professionals,” published by Microsoft Corp.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: July 2010

Source: TechNet
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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010: Better Together
This paper describes the benefits of deploying Microsoft® SharePoint Server 2010 on Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise edition and scenarios in which its features can be applied.
Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: July 2010

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 end-to-end walkthrough
This paper describes how to install, configure, and use PerformancePoint Planning Server and Monitoring Server so that they can interact with and support the PerformancePoint client applications. This paper does not cover the installation, configuration, or use of the PerformancePoint client tools, including: PerformancePoint Planning Business Modeler, the PerformancePoint Add-In for Excel, and PerformancePoint Dashboard Designer.

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2007
Publication date: October 2007

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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PerformancePoint 2010 and PowerPivot
This document covers the basics of integration between PerformancePoint Services in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 PowerPivot. It describes the basics of using a PowerPivot model in PerformancePoint and expands on the issues one should expect in using the two products in conjunction with one another.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: July 2010

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Publishing PerformancePoint Server in Extranet Scenarios
With the release of PerformancePoint Server 2007 Monitoring and Analytics, the Business Intelligence (BI) platform for Microsoft enables enterprises to develop and deploy Web-based dashboards, scorecards, and analytics through Office SharePoint Server or Windows SharePoint Services.

Applies to: PerformancePoint Server 2007
Publication date: October 2007

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Self-Service Analytics: Sales Solution
This business intelligence (BI) solution scenario describes the steps that employees of the fictional company Contoso take as they analyze sales and promotions data and share that analysis with others in the company.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: July 2010

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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SharePoint 2010: IT Pro Evaluation Guide
This evaluation guide is designed to give the IT professional an introduction and overview of the SharePoint Server 2010 features that are most pertinent to installing, managing, and configuring the SharePoint farm.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: July 2010

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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SQL Server RBS Performance with SharePoint Server 2010 and StorSimple Storage Solution
This white paper explains how Remote BLOB Storage works in SharePoint Server 2010 and analyzes its performance impacts on database size, database backup size, transaction response times, and backup/restore time.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: July 2010

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Web Content Management Training Modules - Module 1 - Web Content Management Overview
These training modules provide architects with information about Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Web Content Management (WCM).

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: October 2007

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Web Content Management Training Modules - Module 2 - Architecting Content Management for Your Web Site
These training modules provide architects with information about Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Web Content Management (WCM).

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: October 2007

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Web Content Management Training Modules - Module 3 - Server Infrastructure and Content Deployment
These training modules provide architects with information about Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Web Content Management (WCM).

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: October 2007

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Web Content Management Training Modules - Module 4 - Securing a Web Content Management System
These training modules provide architects with information about Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Web Content Management (WCM).

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: October 2007

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Web Content Management Training Modules - Module 5 - Optimizing Performance for Web Content Management
These training modules provide architects with information about Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Web Content Management (WCM).

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: October 2007

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Web Content Management Training Modules - Module 6 - Extending Web Content Management
These training modules provide architects with information about Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Web Content Management (WCM).

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: October 2007

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010: Better Together
This white paper describes the benefits of deploying Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 on the Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise operating system and scenarios in which the features of Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise can be applied.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: July 2010

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Analyzing Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Usage
This white paper will help administrators gather and analyze Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies usage and performance data.

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2007
Publication date: October 2007

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Best practices for using fine-grained permissions (SharePoint Products and Technologies)
This article describes the use of fine-grained permissions (FGP) for SharePoint 2010 Products and SharePoint Products and Technologies; performance issues related to FGP; and best practices for configuring solutions that include FGP.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: August 2010

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Configuring Kerberos Authentication for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products
This document provides you with information that helps you understand the concepts of identity in SharePoint 2010 products, how Kerberos authentication plays a critical role in authentication and delegation scenarios, and the situations where Kerberos authentication should be leveraged or may be required in solution designs. The document also shows you how to configure Kerberos authentication end-to-end within your environment, including scenarios which use various service applications in SharePoint Server. Additional tools and resources are described to help you test and validate Kerberos configuration. The "Step-by-Step Configuration" sections of this document cover several SharePoint Server 2010 scenarios.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: October 2007

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Connecting SharePoint 2010 to Line-of-Business Systems to Deliver Business-Critical Solutions
Siloed information and processes can limit business performance and consume IT resources. This white paper discusses how enterprise architects can use SharePoint Server 2010 to connect users to business data that currently resides in disparate systems, allowing solutions that streamline processes and result in better, faster decisions.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: December 2011

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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EPM and Office SharePoint Server 2007 Coexistence — Intranet Scenario
This white paper outlines the recommended setup and configuration approach for an Enterprise Project Management–focused Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Intranet farm. It provides a set of validated and tested best practices for Office SharePoint Server and EPM coexistence.

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2007
Publication date: July 2010

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Governance: Implementing Governance in SharePoint 2010
SharePoint 2010 provides a rich set of capabilities that empower business users. These new capabilities require clear guidance to both underscore their benefits and realize their potential while maintaining a level of consistency and control within an organization.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: September 2011

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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InfoPath 2010 Enhanced Integration with SharePoint Server 2010 and Its Implications When Designing Forms for Applications
The enhanced features of InfoPath 2010 and its tighter integration with SharePoint Server 2010 make InfoPath an enterprise-class development tool. With the ability to access any number of data sources dynamically and apply sophisticated rule sets to manipulate information and form behavior, InfoPath forms and Web Parts can address the most demanding enterprise application requirements.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: July 2010

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Governance: SharePoint 2007 Internet Presence Governance Plan
This paper provides a sample governance plan for an Internet presence deployment in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. The plan is designed to help illustrate how to utilize the functionality of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 for a public Internet site. The fictitious company plans to utilize the functionality to ensure that site content is consistent, updated in a timely manner, branded in line with corporate standards, and tightly controlled.

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2007
Publication date: July 2010

Source: TechNet
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Managing Multi-Terabyte Content Databases with Microsoft SharePoint 2010
This white paper provides guidance about capacity management, performance, and data protection for SharePoint environments that have large content databases.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: July 2010

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Planning and Deploying SharePoint Server 2010 User Profiles for My Site Web Sites
This whitepaper provides prescriptive guidance about profile synchronization and My Site planning and administrative tasks for SharePoint Server 2010. The whitepaper uses a combination of real-world scenarios, step-by-step instruction, and screen shots.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: October 2007

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Planning and Monitoring SQL Server 2008 Storage for SharePoint: Performance Recommendations and Best Practices
This paper provides key recommendations and best practices to help administrators of SharePoint Products and Technologies plan and monitor their SQL Server storage requirements to support optimal performance and operation of their server farms.

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2007
Publication date: October 2007

Source: SQL Server 2008 R2
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Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting for the Office of Finance: Understanding Planning Solutions and Scenarios with Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2
This white paper outlines the basic and sophisticated planning scenarios that Office 2010 and SQL Server 2008 R2 can support, and it gives guidance on the steps that should be taken when building a planning solution.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: October 2007

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Search Topology Operations in SharePoint Server 2010
This white paper describes how to use the Windows PowerShell command-line interface to add components to scale out the search topology in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. It also describes how to perform a full topology import and export.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: July 2010

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Governance: SharePoint 2010 Governance Planning
A Governance Plan describes how your SharePoint environment will be managed. It describes the roles, responsibilities, and rules that are applied to both the back end (hardware, farm, application, database configuration and maintenance) and the front end (information architecture, taxonomy, user experience).

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: July 2010

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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SharePoint 2010 Virtualization Guidance and Recommendations
This white paper illustrates best practices for virtualizing SharePoint Server 2010 on Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V. Technical decision makers, such as architects and systems administrators, can use this information to design, architect, and manage a virtualized SharePoint infrastructure.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: July 2010

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Governance: SharePoint Collaboration Service Governance Plan
This SharePoint governance plan is a sample based on Fabrikam’s collaboration service. It is a guideline outlining the administration, maintenance, and support of Fabrikam’s planned SharePoint deployment. It identifies lines of ownership for the business and technical teams and identifies who responsibilities for areas of the system. The plan also establishes rules for appropriate use of the SharePoint environments.

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2007
Publication date: March 2011

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Governance: SharePoint Intranet Portal Service Governance Plan
This paper provides a sample governance plan for an intranet portal deployment in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. The plan is designed to help you outline the administration, maintenance, and support of a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 deployment in an enterprise. The fictitious company on which the plan is based supports collaboration, Web content management, and an intranet portal with departmental portals.

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2007
Publication date: July 2010

Source: TechNet
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Tasks for published intranet solution
Use these files as a visual summary of the tasks involved in planning for, setting up, and maintaining a published intranet site by using Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: October 2007

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Test Lab Guide: Install SQL Server 2012 Enterprise
This paper contains a brief introduction to SQL Server 2012 and step-by-step instructions for installing and configuring a single-server with SQL Server 2012.

Applies to: SharePoint 2013
Publication date: July 2012

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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TLG: Configure SharePoint Server 2013 Preview in a Three-Tier Farm
This paper contains a brief introduction to SharePoint Server 2013 Technical Preview and step-by-step instructions for configuring a 3-tier farmSharePoint Server 2013 Technical Preview test lab and demonstrating the facilities of a default team site.

Applies to: SharePoint 2013
Publication date: July 2012

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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TLG: Demonstrate intranet collaboration with SharePoint Server 2013
This paper contains a brief introduction to SharePoint Server 2013 Technical Preview and step-by-step instructions for configuring a three tierSharePoint Server 2013 Technical Preview test lab and demonstrating the facilities of intranet collaboration with My Sites, team sites, profile services, and search.

Applies to: SharePoint 2013
Publication date: July 2012

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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TLG: Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate SAML-based Claims Authentication with SharePoint Server 2013 Preview
Provides a brief overview of SAML token-based authentication and then demonstrates the configuration and functionality of SAML token-based authentication for SP Server 2013 in the test lab.

Applies to: SharePoint 2013
Publication date: July 2012

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Topics to consider before deploying SharePoint Products and Technologies
Guide to the most important things to consider before deploying Office SharePoint Server or Windows SharePoint Services.

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2007
Publication date: October 2007

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Understanding Updates for SharePoint Products and Technologies
This white paper explains how updates (also called patches) are implemented in SharePoint Products and Technologies.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: May 2011

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Using AAM URL redirection as part of the upgrade process (SharePoint Server 2010)
This white paper describes how to use alternate access mapping to help mitigate downtime during upgrade to SharePoint Server 2010.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: July 2010

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Building Windows Phone 7 applications with SharePoint 2010 Products and Unified Access Gateway
This white paper describes how to build Windows Phone 7 applications with SharePoint 2010 Products and Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG). It provides business scenarios that can benefit from custom mobile applications that authenticate by using UAG and use the features of SharePoint for collaboration, and introduces the concepts and code that are required to access SharePoint list data in a secure manner from a Windows Phone 7 device.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: April 2011

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
This white paper describes the fixes and improvements to existing functionality that are included in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1).

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: June 2011

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Service Pack 2 for SharePoint Products and Technologies
The white papers you can download from this page provide information about the important updates included in Service Pack 2 for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2007
Publication date: October 2007

Source: TechNet
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SharePoint Deployment on Windows Azure Virtual Machines
This white paper provides an overview of Cloud services and usage scenarios for deploying SharePoint Server 2010 on Windows Azure virtual machines. This paper also steps the process of creating Azure virtual machines and deploying SharePoint.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: September 2012

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Solution: Surface external data from AdventureWorks in SharePoint 2013 Preview and Office 2013 Preview
Learn how to use a customer view in an external data source, configure SharePoint 2013 Preview services and accounts, choose and implement an authentication mode, define an external content type, create and authorize access to an external list, and connect an external list to Outlook.

Applies to: SharePoint 2013
Publication date: August 2012

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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 Operate

Database maintenance for Office SharePoint Server 2007
This white paper provides information and guidelines for maintaining the databases that host Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies data and configurations. It describes and provides examples of the database maintenance tasks that we recommend when using SharePoint Products and Technologies. It has been updated to refer to Microsoft SQL Server 2008.

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2007
Publication date: October 2007

Source: TechNet
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Implementing Persistent Cookies in SharePoint 2010 Products
Cookies are used to maintain state information as you navigate to different pages on a web site or return to the web site at a later time. SharePoint sites can use either session or persistent cookies. This paper explains how to choose the appropriate approach for your sites.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: July 2012

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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Perform a search-first migration (SharePoint Server 2010)
Search-first migration enables organizations that are using enterprise search in SharePoint Server 2007 to accelerate adoption of the search capability that is provided by SharePoint Server 2010. This document provides an introduction to search-first migration, an overview of the steps that are required to set up and use a search-first environment, and planning considerations for deploying and configuring a new server farm for a search-first migration.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: July 2010

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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SharePoint Diagnostics Tool (SPDiag) User Guide
User guide for the SharePoint Diagnostic tool (SPDiag) version 1.0, which was created to simplify and standardize troubleshooting of SharePoint Products and Technologies, and to provide a unified view of collected data.

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2007
Publication date: October 2007

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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SharePoint Server 2010: Operations Framework and Checklists
This document provides information, such as checklists for daily, weekly, and monthly tasks, which are related to the operations management of a Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 environment. In addition, guidance is provided for using Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 to monitor a SharePoint environment.

Applies to: SharePoint 2010
Publication date: October 2007

Source: Microsoft Download Center
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