SharePoint guidance for SQL Server database administrators (Downloadable book)

Applies To: Office SharePoint Server 2007

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Topic Last Modified: 2016-11-14

This book is a guide for database administrators who implement or maintain Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. It provides guidelines for improving the performance of Office SharePoint Server 2007 solutions that run on Microsoft SQL Server 2008.It also provides information about key considerations for configuring storage and SQL Server 2008 before installing Office SharePoint Server 2007; the required steps in installing Office SharePoint Server 2007 when using DBA-created databases; backup and recovery considerations for Office SharePoint Server 2007, including what can and cannot be protected by SQL Server 2008 backups; and maintaining and monitoring SQL Server 2008 databases that support a Office SharePoint Server 2007 implementation.

The content in this book is a copy of selected content in the Office SharePoint Server technical library ( as of the date above. For the most current content, see the technical library on the Web.

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