Planning a SharePoint 2010 Upgrade

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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 is a business collaboration platform where people can collaborate, set up web sites, manage documents, and provide intelligence to make key business decisions. This course provides insight into planning an upgrade strategy and designing a migration strategy in SharePoint. This course is one of a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers the objectives for Microsoft Exam 70-668 (PRO: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Administration). Passing this exam will earn the learner MCITP: SharePoint Administrator 2010 certification.

Senior server administrators and technical leads tasked with planning and deployment of SharePoint 2010. They should have a minimum of two years’ experience in planning, deploying, and administering SharePoint 2010 environments and have taken and passed exam 70-667: TS: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Configuring.

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Planning a SharePoint 2010 Upgrade

  • identify the hardware requirements for SharePoint 2010
  • match the SharePoint environment with the minimum software requirements
  • identify the operating system requirements for SharePoint 2010
  • recognize how to migrate an existing server farm from 32 bit to 64 bit
  • describe situations when you would use either an in-place or database attach upgrade
  • identify the appropriate hardware, software, and operating system upgrade requirements for a given scenario
  • recognize how to plan an upgrade to SharePoint 2010
  • recognize the different strategies for migrating databases to SharePoint 2010
  • specify how to handle customizations in your SharePoint environment during upgrade
  • specify how to handle specific customizations in your SharePoint environment during upgrade
  • recognize planning considerations for visual upgrades
  • recognize strategies for database migration to SharePoint 2010 for given scenarios
  • recognize planning considerations for content migration to SharePoint 2010
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