If you're an IT professional tasked with launching and administering SharePoint to your organization, Inside SharePoint 2007 Administration is the only book you'll need. You'll find all of the information necessary to administer SharePoint -- everything from detailed real-world installation instructions and proper backup procedures to performance optimizations and scripting help that will keep your SharePoint farm humming. The book is based 100 percent on tried-and-true experiences from actual SharePoint administrators, rather than simply theoretical ideas. The chapters are set up in a logical progression for a new deployment, starting with understanding the foundation and architecture and ending with backups and disaster recovery. All instructions for accomplishing specific tasks are contained within the text of the various chapters and include numbered steps.
Steve Caravajal is a principal architect with the Microsoft Corporation. He has been architecting, deploying and customizing SharePoint solutions for over 7 years. Steve has 25+ years experience in technology and product development, consulting and training. He holds a B.S. degree in chemistry and mathematics and a doctoral degree in chemistry and computer science. Steve is a developer at heart, having written and managed the development of numerous enterprise software applications in C++, Java and .NET. He currently lives in Cincinnati, OH, with his wife Rosemary.
Shane Young is a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server MVP and SharePoint enthusiast from Cincinnati, OH. With 8 years of network administration he specializes in SharePoint infrastructure and problem solving. He is the President and lead consultant of www.SharePoint911.com. Shane also enjoys public speaking and training. He lives in Cincinnati, OH, with his wife Nicola.
Todd Klindt is a Windows SharePoint Service MVP and all around computer nerd. He's been getting paid to play with computers for 12 years and been administrating SharePoint since 2001 since he stumbled onto SharePoint Team Services 1.0 on the Office CD. He currently manages a large MOSS installation. Todd has spoken at various events including Microsoft TechEd and the Microsoft SharePoint Conference. He, his lovely wife Jill and his beautiful daughter Lily live in Ames Iowa.
Introduction. 1: SharePoint 2007 Components and Services. 2: Architecture and Capacity Planning. 3: Installation and Configuration. 4: Securing and Managing Site Content. 5: Command Line Administration with STSADM. 6: SharePoint Navigation and Governance. 7: Managing Site Customization: Templates, Features, and Solution Packages. 8: Configuring and Managing Enterprise Search. 9: Personalization and People Search. 10: Configuring Internet-Accessible Web Sites. 11: Optimizing SharePoint Performance. 12: High Availability, Backups, and Disaster Recovery. 13: SharePoint with Windows 2008 and SQL Server 2008. 14: Administrating SharePoint 2007 with PowerShell.