Plan and prepare for upgrade (SharePoint Server 2010)
Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010
Now that you have learned how the upgrade process works by reading the articles in About the upgrade process (SharePoint Server 2010), you can begin your upgrade planning. This section contains articles that help you plan and prepare for upgrading from Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 to Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010.
In this section:
Learn about the different upgrade approaches and choose the one that is best suited to your environment.
Avoid problems during the upgrade process by following these best practices.
Understand which topologies, editions, and other products can be upgraded to SharePoint Server 2010.
Review the requirements to help ensure that your environment can be upgraded to SharePoint Server 2010.
Learn how to identify and evaluate the customizations in your environment, and determine whether you will upgrade them, and how.
Create a plan to coordinate and communicate with the upgrade team, site owners and users, and stakeholders.
Describes how upgrading from the Office SharePoint Server 2007 Business Data Catalog to the Microsoft Business Connectivity Services in SharePoint Server 2010 works and provides guidance about how to upgrade various types of solutions that use the Business Data Catalog.
Find out what to do before, during, and after upgrade to keep your form templates working in the new version.
Learn about the different visual upgrade options and how to choose the option that best suits your business needs.
A worksheet is available so you can record information about your environment while you prepare for upgrade. Download the worksheet from http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=179928.