Monday, December 1, 2014

Tech Topics - SharePoint 2013 Farm Administration Toolkit for Content Management and Information Architecture

About this Tech Topic Course

This course is targeted at experienced SharePoint Farm Administrators interested in learning how to use PowerShell, configure MMS and Search, deploy and manage SharePoint Server 2013 installations focused on content management in either the data center or the cloud. Tech Topics are key modules stripped from the 5 day Farm Admin Class 20331.

• Module 0 PowerShell and SharePoint
• Module 1 (20331 - Module 6): Creating Web Applications and Site Collections using both Central Administration and PowerShell
• Module 2 (20331 - Module 7: Planning and Configuring Service Applications using both Central Administration and PowerShell
• Module 3 (20331 - Module 2): Designing an Information Architecture
• Module 4 (20331 - Module 11): Managing Taxonomy including Managed Metadata Service
• Module 5 (20331 - Module 13): Configuring Enterprise Search

More on 20331 …

20331 course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to configure and manage a Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 environment. This course will teach you how to configure SharePoint Server 2013, as well as provide guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help you optimize your SharePoint server deployment.

20331 is the first in a sequence of two courses for IT Professionals and will align with the first exam in the SharePoint Server 2013 IT Pro certification.

20331 Audience Profile

The course is targeted at experienced IT Professionals interested in learning how to install, configure, deploy and manage SharePoint Server 2013 installations in either the data center or the cloud.

Students typically have more than four years of hands-on experience* planning and maintaining SharePoint and other core technologies upon which SharePoint depends, including Windows Server 2008 R2 or later, Internet Information Services (IIS), SQL Server 2008 R2 or later, Active Directory,  and networking infrastructure services.

The minimally qualified candidate typically:

  • Is an IT professional who plans, implements, and maintains a multi-server deployment of SharePoint Server 2013.
  • Has a working knowledge of, and preferably hands-on experience, with SharePoint Online.
  • Has broad familiarity with SharePoint workloads.
  • Have experience with business continuity management, including data backup, restoration, and high availability.
  • Has experience with authentication and security technologies
  • Has experience with Windows PowerShell.
  • Hands-on experience or job experience is considered a solutions-based role where the candidate works within the solutions space covered by SharePoint, working on multiple solutions in the SharePoint space that includes document management, content management, and search.

The secondary audience for this course are Business Application Administrators (BAAs) who are engaged in the administering line-of-business (LOB) projects in conjunction with internal business customers would benefit from an understanding of how to manage SharePoint Server 2013.

Administrators who are entirely new to SharePoint will gain some benefit from the course, but it is recommended that they familiarize themselves with the basic concepts of the SharePoint platform before attending.

Suggested Classes

20331 – Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
55033 – SharePoint 2013 Site Collection and Site Administration
50547 – SharePoint 2010 Site Collection and Site Administration
MCSA: Windows Server 2012

20410 – Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
20411 – Administering Windows Server 2012
20412 – Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
MCSA: SQL Server
10774 – Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012
10775 – Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases
10777 – Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012
10961 – Automating Administration with PowerShell 3.0
10325 – Automating Administration with PowerShell 2.0
A+, Network+, Security+

Certification – SharePoint MCSE

MCSE SharePoint 2013

TT0 “PowerShell and SharePoint”

Windows PowerShell for SharePoint 2013 reference

Index of Windows PowerShell cmdlets for SharePoint 2013

Windows PowerShell for SharePoint Command Builder

TT1 – (20331:Module 6) “Creating Web Applications and Site Collections"

More from The Cloud Engineer – web app vs site collection vs site

Create a web application in SharePoint 2013

TT2 – (20331:Module 7) “Planning and Configuring Service Applications"

More on Versions

SharePoint 2013 service applications - Technical diagrams for SharePoint 2013
Operations for SharePoint 2013
Site and Solution Administration 2010 (Oldie but a goodie - still applies to 2013)
Service Application Dependencies

TT3 – (20331:Module 2) “Designing an Information Architecture"

Software boundaries and limits for SharePoint 2013

Technical Diagrams – Posters

More from the Cloud Engineer
Web Application vs Site Collection vs Site

TT4 – (20331:Module 11) “Managing Taxonomy"

More from The Cloud Engineer

Search Dictionaries are missing?
First Create State Service -

TT5 – (20331:Module 13) “Configuring Enterprise Search"

Search Reports
Query spelling suggestions
Linguistic search features in SharePoint Server 2013
Query Spelling Suggestions
Query Suggestions
Continuous Crawls - The default interval every 15 minutes. Shortest interval possible every 1 minute.
Search Query Tool

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