Course 50353-B: SharePoint 2010 Overview for IT Professionals

This 3-day instructor-led course explores the new architectural changes made to SharePoint 2010 and how to upgrade your 2007 environment to 2010.

Audience profile

IT Pros who want to get a quick understanding with hands-on labs of the new features and interfaces for IT Pros in SharePoint 2010.

Job role: Developer

Skills gained

  • Explore new service applications, powershell features, monitoring improvements, search features, backup and recovery techniques and a full coverage of upgrading to 2010.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • SharePoint 2007 experience (for upgrade), understanding of database and web applications.

Course outline

Module 1: Overview

A simple introduction module. After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand your course, classroom, classmates, facility and instructor.

Module 2: Service Applications

In this module we are going to take a look at Service Applications and how the older Shared Service Provider is now obsolete.

Lessons

  • Service Applications

Lab : Explore Service Applications

Lab : Install Service Application

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Service Applications
  • Understand how the Service Application architecture works
  • Install new Service Applications

Module 3: PowerShell

In this module we are going to take a look at new PowerShell features in SharePoint 2010.

Lessons

  • PowerShell
  • SharePoint and PowerShell

Lab : PowerShell Basics

Lab : PowerShell With SharePoint

Lab : Profiles and MySites script

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • What PowerShell is
  • How to work with PowerShell scripts
  • Be familiar with out of the box SharePoint PowerShell Scripts

Module 4: Monitoring

In this module we are going to take a look at new monitoring features in SharePoint 2010.

Lessons

  • Monitoring

Lab : Configure Monitoring

Lab : ULS Viewer

Lab : Health Analyzer

Lab : Logging Database

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the improved monitoring features of SharePoint 2010
  • How to use the ULS Viewer
  • How to use the Health Analyzer
  • Query the new Logging Database

In this module we are going to take a look at new Search features in  SharePoint 2010, Search Federation, and the new Search product called FAST ESP.

Lessons

  • Federated Search
  • Search Architecture
  • FAST Search
  • Search 2010

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand the new features of SharePoint Search
  • Install and configure SharePoint Search
  • Install and configure FAST Search

Module 6: Backup Restore Disaster Recovery

In this module we are going to take a look at new High Availability features in SharePoint 2010.

Lessons

  • Disaster Recovery
  • Backup
  • Restore

Lab : Backup

Lab : Restore

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • How to backup and restore SharePoint 2010
  • How to use the granular restore feature of 2010

Module 7: Install and Upgrading

In this module we are going to take a look at upgrading your older SharePoint 2007 farm to 2010!

Lessons

  • Deep Details
  • Upgrading 2007

Lab : Installing SharePoint 2010

Lab : Upgrade (Pre-reqs)

Lab : Upgrade (Gradual)

Lab : Upgrade (In-Place)

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand Upgrade Architecture
  • Learn to perform a In-place upgrade
  • Learn to perform a Gradual upgrade
  • Understand what items to test after upgrade