- Determining Who the Solution Is for and How They Will Use It
- Defining the Goals for the Implementation
- Network Upgrades May Be Required
- Sample Windows SharePoint Services Implementations
- Primary Uses of Windows SharePoint Services
- Sample SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Single Server Implementations
- Sample SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Server Farm Implementations
- Standard Uses of SharePoint Portal Server 2003
- Expanding SharePoint by Integrating with Other Applications
- Leveraging Complementary Microsoft Products with SharePoint 2003
- Leveraging Third-Party SharePoint Add-ons
- Best Practices
To properly implement Windows SharePoint Services or SharePoint Portal Server 2003 it helps to understand how other organizations are using the products. This chapter provided an overview of different types of installations, both Windows SharePoint Services and SharePoint Portal Server 2003, and where the different databases make sense. The chapter offered insight on how server farms might be used and illustrated some sample configurations.
Some standard uses for Windows SharePoint Services site collections and SharePoint Portal Server 2003 portal environments were given, and information was provided on the ever-growing number of products that integrate with the SharePoint 2003 products, both from Microsoft and other third-party software companies.