Digital asset library planning (SharePoint Server 2010)
Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Foundation 2010
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 provides an asset library, which lets you store and manage digital assets such as images, audio, video, and other reusable content fragments from many applications. Content types that are designed specifically for audio and video assets support the storage and playback of those assets in Web Parts and Web Parts pages, and the Microsoft Silverlight 3 player is integrated with the user interface to enhance the media playback experience for end users. Use the articles in this chapter to guide you in planning the management of digital assets in a solution based on SharePoint Server 2010.
The articles in this chapter include the following:
Managing digital assets overview (SharePoint Server 2010) describes managing digital assets, details the users of a digital asset library, outlines key functionality for managing digital assets in SharePoint Server 2010, and summarizes potential scenarios for managing digital assets.
Planning digital asset management covers the planning process for managing digital assets. This process includes steps for planning for asset libraries and describes tasks associated with planning various aspects of a digital asset solution, such as storage and performance, permissions and security, metadata and Search, Web Parts, views and filters, and client support.
Digital asset library topology and architecture (SharePoint Server 2010) discusses logical architecture and topology decisions that are related to deploying digital asset libraries