From SharePoint Foundation to SharePoint Server Daniel Cohen-Dumani Portal Solutions Welcome to SharePoint Saturday – Washington DC
Welcome to SharePoint Saturday – Washington DC Thank you for being a part of the largest SharePoint Saturday ever! Please turn off all electronic devices or set them to vibrate. If you must take a phone call, please do so in the hall so as not to disturb others. Open wireless access will time out after 40 minutes Feel free to “tweet and blog” during the session Thanks to our Platinum Sponsors:
I founded my company in 2001 (right when SharePoint came out)
I love to educate customers and partners on what SharePoint an do for them
I have seen SharePoint grew from “nobody wanted to talk about it” to “I don’t think there is any other alternative”
A little bit of history Content Management CMS Server 2002 FAST SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Windows SharePoint Services “v2” PPS SharePoint Team Services “v1” SharePoint Portal Server 2001 2010 SharePoint Server 2010 “SPS 2010” Tagging, Services, FAST, PPS,Internetand More SharePoint Foundation “v4” SPF 2007 Office SharePoint Server 2007 Portal, Web Content Management, and More Windows SharePoint Services “v3” 2003 2001
Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Sites Communities Composites Content Insights Search
2010 is a Big Release SharePoint Server 2010 SharePoint Foundation 2010 Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 WSS V3.0 SharePoint Portal Server 2003 WSS V2.0 SharePoint Portal Server 2001 Team Services http://www.sharepointmn.com
What is SharePoint Foundation SharePoint Foundation (Formerly known as “WSS”) is an extension to Windows Server A good foundation to enable team based collaboration and entry level document management Allow decentralized web site provisioning and management It is free (virtually)
SharePoint Foundation – High level features Offer the basic capabilities to create sites to engage employees, partners, customers both inside and outside the firewall Easy to use Delegated administration to end users Core Document Management capabilities Core List Management capabilities Core Collaborations features (Wikis, Blogs, Team Site, Meeting workspaces, browser based collaboration Basic Connectivity Services “BCS”, external lists
SharePoint Foundation 2010 Ribbon UI SharePoint Workspace SharePoint Mobile Office Client Office Web App Integration Standards Support Business Connectivity Services External Lists Workflow SharePoint Designer Visual Studio API Enhancements REST/ATOM/RSS Sites Communities Composites Blogs and Wikis Content Insights Search
SharePoint FOUNDATION DEMO Ribbon UI Site Editing Wikis/Blogs Silverlight Web Part Theming
What to be aware of? SharePoint storage relies on Microsoft SQL Server. In 2010, new option to use Remote Blob Storage Backup and Restore is integrated with the product Number of sites can grow quickly and become difficult to control and access Search is limited May 15, 2010 May 15, 2010 13
SharePoint Server 2010 Ribbon UI SharePoint Workspace SharePoint Mobile Office Client Office Web App Integration Standards Support Business Connectivity Services InfoPath Form Services External Lists Workflow SharePoint Designer Visual Studio API Enhancements REST/ATOM/RSS Sites Blogs and Wikis Tagging, Tag Cloud, Ratings Social Bookmarking My Sites Activity Feeds Profiles and Expertise Org Browser Communities Composites PerformancePoint Services Excel Services Chart Web Part Visio Services Web Analytics SQL Server Integration PowerPivot Content Insights Enterprise Content Types Metadata and Navigation Document Sets Multi-stage Disposition Audio and Video Content Types Remote Blob Storage List Enhancements Social Relevance Phonetic Search Navigation FAST Integration Enhanced Pipeline Search
The basic capabilities required to use SharePoint sites to engage employees, partners and customers in an effective manner, both inside and outside the firewall Most of the features found SharePoint Foundation What are Sites?
SharePoint Sites Easy site editing, including theming & branding Office Ribbon UI for faster training & adoption Rich offline experience with SharePoint Workspace Rich User Experience Anywhere Access Mobile-based interaction with people and content Read-write web access using Office Web Application Cross-browser support for maximized participation Single Platform Collaboration across Intranet, Extranet & Internet Improved interoperability with standards support Out-of-box accessibility compliance for WCAG 2.0
The ability to easily access expertise and interact with other people in new and creative ways across the enterprise through both formal and informal networks In previous version of SharePoint “Collaboration” What are Communities?
SharePoint Communities Promote sharing with easy social authoring Easily navigate resources with pervasive tagging Find better answers faster via user feedback Informal Knowledge Social Connections Connecting users through enhanced profiles Staying up-to-date using news feeds and alerts Make expertise discovery easy across the enterprise Participation Anywhere Work with peers whether online or offline Collaborate on the go through the mobile UI Enrich existing applications with social context
Enhanced! Status Updates Org Chart Activity Feeds Tags & Notes Ask me about My Sites and Profiles
New! Tag items with keywords Rate list items Note Board Tags, Notes & Ratings
Improved! What you’d expect from a blog Better navigation for Wikis Blogs & Wikis
The facilities for the creation, review, publication and disposal of content including conforming to defined compliance rules, whether the content exists as traditional documents or as Web pages. SharePoint 2010’s content-management capabilities include document management, records management, and Web-content management. In SharePoint 2007 “Content Management” What is Content?
SharePoint Content Intuitive interaction with content through Office Fast discovery using content metadata and tagging Rapid creation and publishing of web content User-centric Flexibility and Compliance Pervasive records management and legal holds Enterprise-wide taxonomies and folksonomies Cross-farm policies and rules for all content types Management Efficiency Metadata and tagging managed by same services Less storage and bandwidth for Office & binary content Interoperability framework to link legacy repositories
Centrally defined taxonomy/terms: Now available across site collections: Content Types Site Columns Unique Document IDs Metadata Navigation Metadata
New Media Web Part Easily add video/audio Upload or find content instead of copy & pasting URLs Video Streaming
Manage multiple documents at once Can be managed as a content type DocumentSets
Available after activating site feature Supports renaming and moving of content based on content type/properties Rule-based routing: Document Routing
Quickly and easily locate relevant content across SharePoint lists, sites and external systems and data sources, such as: file shares, Web sites or line-of-business applications.
What is Search?
SharePoint Search Improved relevance based on usage and history Rich results-navigators for shorter search time Support for 400+ content types and 85 languages Better Answers, Faster Knowledge Amplification Phonetic and multi-lingual for global relevance Social connections driven by interests and expertise Secure access to content, whether internal or external Enterprise Deployment Improved scale to meet any demand volume Deployment-specific tuning for best results Search-driven applications to enrich platform
Information workers need the ability to not only rapidly deliver and share information that is critical to the success of the business but also to turn raw data into actionable conclusions and to drive business results through sharing data-driven analysis. In previous version called “Business Intelligence” What are Insights?
PowerPivot, Excel Services PerformancePoint Services Chart Web Part Business Connectivity Services The New BDC Two-way updates! Lots of new capabilities
Capabilities to allow business users to quickly create customized solutions without involving their IT team but with the IT staff ensuring the environment’s stability and availability. What are Composites?
Open BCS entities with Office Client Apps (ex: Outlook contacts) Create with SharePoint Designer or Visual Studio InfoPath Services Access Services Visio Services InfoPath Services External Lists (and Office Client Integration)
Quick Demo Content organizer Large Document Store Customizing List with InfoPath
Three Tiers: Enterprise, Standard and Foundation Sites Communities Content Search Insights Composites
SharePoint Server 2010 for Internet Sites, Enterprise includes Enterprise CAL features
SharePoint Server 2010 for Internet Sites, Standard includes Standard CAL features;
What to use, when More info: http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/en-us/buy/Pages/Editions-Comparison.aspx
Application Architecture Client Apps SharePoint Server SharePoint Service Applications Project Server 2010 Browsers (IE, Fire Fox) PowerPoint Broadcast Service Search Service Project Web Access Office Client Excel Calc Service Web Analytics Service OneNote FAST 2010 Office Web App Service 3rd Party Services.. FAST Search Service User Profiles Visio Graphics Service InfoPath Business Connection Service Access Service Project InfoPath Service Managed Metadata Outlook Word Conversion Service PerformancePoint RSS Viewers SharePoint Foundation SharePoint Workspace Sandboxed Code Service Usage & Health Logging SharePoint Designer Visio Content Config Workflow Access
The 2010 PackagingSpanning Intranet, Internet, and Extranet scenarios, with specialty servers for Enterprise Search Intranet Internet/Extranet Enterprise Client Access License (CAL)Standard Client Access License (CAL) New High-End Search New New New Enabling Technologies
SharePoint Online Bringing SharePoint Server 2010’s business collaboration platform capabilities to the cloud Intranet Internet/Extranet Enterprise User Subscription License (USL) Standard User Subscription License (USL) Deskless User Subscription License (USL) Internet Sites Offer Partner Access Offer New New New Moving towards parity between on-premises and online Parity in features and scenarios enabled Introducing: Enterprise USL, Internet Sites, and Partner Access offers Not yet available estimated Q4 2010
Expect and plan for growth (and disaster recovery)
SharePoint Server learning curve is steep (there are so many new capabilities and services)
Summary If you are responsible for your implementing SharePoint, make sure you know what version you have licensed SharePoint Foundation is free “almost”, leverage those capabilities in an extranet scenario
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Ongoing Activities Remember to visit the Exhibit Hall Play Sponsor Bingo to be eligible for raffle prizes at the closing session! Visit the SharePoint Users’ Groups in the Lower Gallery and meet the Booth Babes! Talk with other SharePoint professionals in the Upper Gallery for “Ask the Experts” Watch a webcast of free Microsoft training in the Gymnasium