The style and approach of the book is an easytoread SharePoint admin guide. This is not a stepbystep instruction book, but rather a guide on how to implement and execute a disaster recovery plan to your SharePoint environment.This book is great for both SharePoint and SQL administrators new to the SharePoint 2013 architecture, and who are looking to get a good grounding in how to use implement a solid disaster recoveryrecovery plan. It's assumed that you have some experience in SharePoint and Windows Server and, as well be familiar with SQL.
Covers SharePoint 2013, Office 365’s SharePoint Online, and Other Office 365 Components In SharePoint 2013 Field Guide, top consultant Errin O’Connor and the team from EPC Group bring together best practices and proven strategies drawn from hundreds of successful SharePoint and Office 365 engagements. Reflecting this unsurpassed experience, they guide you through deployments of every type, including the latest considerations around private, public, and hybrid cloud implementations, from ECM to business intelligence (BI), as well as custom development and identity management. O’Connor reveals how world-class consultants approach, plan, implement, and deploy SharePoint 2013 and Office 365’s SharePoint Online to maximize both short- and long-term value. He covers every phase and element of the process, including initial “whiteboarding”; consideration around the existing infrastructure; IT roadmaps and the information architecture (IA); and planning for security and compliance in the new IT landscape of the hybrid cloud. SharePoint 2013 Field Guide will be invaluable for implementation team members ranging from solution architects to support professionals, CIOs to end-users. It’s like having a team of senior-level SharePoint and Office 365 hybrid architectureconsultants by your side, helping you optimize your success from start to finish! Detailed Information on How to… Develop a 24-36 month roadmap reflecting initial requirements, longterm strategies, and key unknowns for organizations from 100 users to 100,000 users Establish governance that reduces risk and increases value, covering the system as well as information architecture components, security, compliance, OneDrive, SharePoint 2013, Office 365, SharePoint Online, Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, and identity management Address unique considerations of large, global, and/or multilingual enterprises Plan for the hybrid cloud (private, public, hybrid, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS) Integrate SharePoint with external data sources: from Oracle and SQL Server to HR, ERP, or document management for business intelligence initiatives Optimize performance across multiple data centers or locations including US and EU compliance and regulatory considerations (PHI, PII, HIPAA, Safe Harbor, etc.) Plan for disaster recovery, business continuity, data replication, and archiving Enforce security via identity management and authentication Safely support mobile devices and apps, including BYOD Implement true records management (ECM/RM) to support legal/compliance requirements Efficiently build custom applications, workflows, apps and web parts Leverage Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services (AWS)
A guide to SharePoint 2013 provides information on its features and capabilities for administrators, covering such topics as social computing, metadata management, backup administration, and business intelligence.
Few IT professionals take the time to learn what needs to be known to do disaster recovery well. Most labor under the pretense that good administration equals close to five-nines uptime. Most technical people do not see the value of planning for disasters until the unexpected has already happened, and the effects of a disaster involving a SharePoint farm—which today houses business information, line-of-business applications, sensitive information, extranets, and other highly important assets—can be staggering. Pro SharePoint Disaster Recovery and High Availability, Second Edition will take you through a step-by-step process to show how to build an awareness and reaction plan for the inevitable. With a focus on real-world experiences and war stories, author Stephen Cummins weaves an expert tale of woe response and offers you: Ways to see the warning signs of disaster, and ways to avoid it Ways to respond to a disaster while it is happening Perhaps most importantly, how to develop a plan to deal with disaster when it inevitably does happen
Provides information on best practices and strategies for SharePoint implementation, including integrating SharePoint with external data sources, governance strategies, planning for disaster recovery, records management, and security.
Expert SharePoint 2013 Administration is the book that picks up where all other administration books leave off. Designed to be a guide to SharePoint that leaves no stone unturned, Expert SharePoint 2013 Administration is the authoritative guide to administering every aspect of SharePoint 2013 farms and sites a comprehensive, exhaustive reference to SharePoint concepts, features, and procedures a treasury of expert techniques, tips, and tricks to take your administrative expertise to the next level Written by Microsoft expert Brian Alderman, Expert SharePoint 2013 Administration is the authoritative, in-depth guide to running, managing, and updating SharePoint 2013. Designed to help you become an expert, the book provides a thorough introduction to all facets of Microsoft's premier collaboration product, from quick essentials to deep treatments of architecture, design, deployment, migration, configuration, scalability, disaster recovery, and high availability. By reading Expert SharePoint 2013 Administration, you'll discover how make your SharePoint farms powerful, and not just available. You will see how to build scalable solutions that are easily managed from the GUI or the command line. You will get to know SharePoint 2013 like the back of your hand, and even get on the road to becoming a Microsoft certified master. Become an expert by learning from the expert: pick up Expert SharePoint 2013 Administration today. What you’ll learn How to meticulously prepare for the deployment of SharePoint 2013 Advanced techniques for troubleshooting errors in deployment and configuration Ways to enhance the configuration of farms, sites, site collections, and more How to develop proficiency in maintaining SharePoint through wizards, the web configuration, and PowerShell Best practices for safely scaling your SharePoint farms to heavy loads and much more. Who this book is for Expert SharePoint 2013 Administration is directly aimed at experienced SharePoint farm administrators by discussing advanced topics about SharePoint 2013 service applications, performance, availability, and integration with other key technologies to create an enterprise solution. It is also helpful for administrators looking to advance their certifications on the product.
A Practical Guide to OMS, Azure Site Recovery, and Azure Backup
Author: Peter De Tender
Learn how to protect, back up, recover, and monitor your data and infrastructure in the cloud with Microsoft's Operations Management Suite (OMS), Azure Backup, and Azure Site Recovery. Implementing Operations Management Suite starts with an overview of the Operations Management Suite, followed by an introduction to Azure virtual machines and virtual networks. Chapters cover Azure Backup and how to configure it, followed by deep dives into aspects of Azure Site Recovery (ASR): how it works, how to configure it, how to streamline your disaster recovery failover from on-premises to Azure, and so on. Learn about protection groups, how to perform planned and unplanned failover, and more. Windows IT pro consultant, trainer and MVP Peter De Tender takes you through the necessary theory and background on each topic along with hands-on step-by-step lab guides to help you implement and configure each feature for yourself. You’ll also find out how to estimate your platform costs when using Azure infrastructure components, making this book your one-stop guide to the latest disaster recovery services in Microsoft Azure. What You'll Learn Understand current concepts and challenges in IT disaster recovery Get introduced to Microsoft Azure, Azure virtual networks and Azure virtual machines Protect your data in the cloud with Azure Backup, and the configuration options available Understand how to protect, recover, and monitor your environment with Azure Site Recovery Manager, and the configuration options available Extend Azure Site Recovery Manager to non-Hyper-V workloads Who This Book Is For IT professionals and IT decision makers who are interested in learning about Azure backup and Azure Site Recovery Manager in order to build and/or optimize their IT disaster recovery scenarios.
The goal of this training book is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively plan, deploy and administer Microsoft Project Server 2013. TARGET AUDIENCE This training book is intended for Administrators, Systems Engineers, PMO Managers, Project Managers, Consultants and other people responsible for the deployment and management of a Microsoft Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) Solution using Project Server 2013. COURSE OUTLINE Module 1: Overview of Project Server 2013 Module 2: Installing and Configuring Prerequisites Module 3: Deploying and Configuring SharePoint 2013 Module 4: Configuring Project Server Clients Module 5: Configuring Project Server Module 6: Managing Project Server Security Module 7: Configuring Enterprise Data Settings Module 8: Configuring Business Intelligence Center Module 9: Customizing Project Sites Module 10: Project Server Administration AT COMPLETION After completing this training book, you will be able to: * Plan a Microsoft PPM deployment. * Configure SQL Server for SharePoint/Project Server 2013. * Deploy SharePoint and Project Server 2013. * Install and configure Project Server client software. * Create enterprise custom fields. * Configure and manage views and security. * Configure and manage time and task management settings. * Customize project sites. * Import projects and resources. * Work with Project Server Administration Tools. * Backup and Restore Project Server 2013. PREREQUISITES You should have a working knowledge of the following: * Microsoft Windows Server 20xx networking. * Microsoft Project Professional. * Basic project management concepts.
Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. Instant Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services 2012 Cube Security is a practical, hands-on guide that provides a number of clear, step-by-step exercises for getting started with cube security.This book is aimed at Database Administrators, Data Architects, and Systems Administrators who are managing the SQL Server data platform. It is also beneficial for analysis services developers who already have some experience with the technology, but who want to go into more detail on advanced topics and learn best practices for cube design.
Best practices, guidance, and tips for virtualizing Microsoft® business critical applications on the VMware vSphere® platform By virtualizing Microsoft’s enterprise applications on vSphere, you can drive down costs while migrating toward flexible, low-cost private cloud architectures. This unique guidebook bridges the gap between the Microsoft and VMware worlds, bringing together the deep knowledge, cutting-edge best practices, and practical techniques you need to succeed. Leading experts Matt Liebowitz and Alex Fontana present end-to-end coverage of virtualizing Windows Server 2012 AD domain controllers and failover clusters, Exchange Server 2013, SQL Server 2012, and SharePoint Server 2013. They offer indispensable advice on sizing, architecture, performance, availability, monitoring, and metrics. Throughout, the authors share valuable tips, tricks, and insights from their own experiences. For each Microsoft application, they provide "proof of concept" sample configurations and clearly explain how new features impact virtualization. You’ll also find authoritative, up-to-date guidance on licensing and other issues related to ensuring full support from both Microsoft and VMware. Coverage includes • Evaluating the benefits, risks, and challenges of virtualizing Microsoft business critical applications • Identifying strategies for success associated with people, processes, and technology • Reviewing VMware vSphere features most important to virtualizing business-critical applications • Taking advantage of new virtualization-aware features built in to Windows Server 2012 domain controllers • Designing and configuring vSphere High Availability (vSphere HA) clusters to run Windows enterprise applications • Reflecting Exchange Server 2013’s new architecture to maximize its performance in virtualized environments • Leveraging new SQL Server 2012 features to simplify the delivery of high availability on virtual servers • Reducing SQL Server 2012 licensing costs through virtualization • Planning, designing, and deploying virtualized SharePoint Server 2013 environments