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Chapter overview: End-to-end deployment scenarios (Windows SharePoint Services)

SharePoint 2007

Updated: December 1, 2006

Applies To: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

 

Topic Last Modified: 2008-08-08

This chapter provides information and directions for deploying Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 as an end-to-end solution, whether on a single computer or in a simple server farm. This chapter does not discuss more complex deployments. For information about deploying Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 in a large server farm, see Deploy Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 in a server farm environment.

The articles in this chapter include:

  • Install Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 on a stand-alone computer discusses how to install Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 on a single server computer. A stand-alone configuration is useful if you want to evaluate Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 features and capabilities, such as collaboration, document management, and search. A stand-alone configuration is also useful if you are deploying a small number of Web sites and you want to minimize administrative overhead.

  • Deploy in a simple server farm (Windows SharePoint Services) discusses how to do a clean installation of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 in a server farm environment. You can deploy in a server farm environment if you are hosting a large number of sites, if you want the best possible performance, or if you want the scalability of a multi-tier topology. A server farm consists of one or more servers dedicated to running the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 applications.

  • Deploy using DBA-created databases (Windows SharePoint Services) discusses how to deploy Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 in an environment in which database administrators create and manage databases. This article discusses how database administrators (DBAs) can create these databases and how farm administrators configure them. The deployment includes all the required databases and one portal site.

  • Deploy a simple farm on the Windows Server 2008 operating system (Windows SharePoint Services) discusses how to deploy Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 with Service Pack 1 (SP1) on the new Windows Server 2008 operating system. Only Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 with SP1 or later can be installed on Windows Server 2008. You can deploy in a server farm environment if you are hosting a large number of sites, if you want the best possible performance, or if you want the scalability of a multi-tier topology. A server farm consists of one or more servers dedicated to running the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 applications.

  • Install a stand-alone server on Windows Server 2008 (Windows SharePoint Services) discusses how to install Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 with Service Pack 1 (SP1) on the new Windows Server 2008 operating system. Only Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 with SP1 or later can be installed on Windows Server 2008. A stand-alone configuration is useful if you want to evaluate Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 features and capabilities, such as collaboration, document management, and search. A stand-alone configuration is also useful if you are deploying a small number of Web sites and you want to minimize administrative overhead.

This topic is included in the following downloadable book for easier reading and printing:

See the full list of available books at Downloadable books for Windows SharePoint Services.

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