Book Excerpt: Design server farms and topologies (Office SharePoint Server)
Applies To: Office SharePoint Server 2007
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Topic Last Modified: 2015-04-17
Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 provides the flexibility to meet many different deployment solution goals. This chapter includes guidance that can help you:
Determine the number of server farms required to meet your solution goals.
Plan for the relationships between server farms.
Plan for Internet-facing server farms.
Design server-farm topologies to meet availability goals.
In this chapter:
Plan for server farms describes criteria that can be used to determine if multiple server farms are required, including licensing requirements.
Design extranet farm topology (Office SharePoint Server) describes the supported topologies for deploying a Office SharePoint Server 2007 server farm in an Internet-facing environment.
Design content deployment topology describes elements of topologies designed for content deployment and illustrates typical content deployment topologies.
Design records management topology describes criteria that can be used to determine if multiple server farms are required to host Records Center sites and illustrates a typical records management topology.
Design document conversions topology describes topology requirements and tuning guidance for deploying document converters on a server farm.
Plan for redundancy (Office SharePoint Server) describes the availability options for the server roles included in a Office SharePoint Server server farm.