Plan for upgrade to SharePoint 2013
Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2013, SharePoint Server 2013
Topic Last Modified: 2015-03-09
Summary:Find resources about how to plan to upgrade from SharePoint 2010 Products to SharePoint 2013.
In order to have a successful upgrade to SharePoint 2013, you must plan for the upgrade. This section contains articles that help you plan and prepare for upgrading from SharePoint 2010 Products to SharePoint 2013.
To understand how the upgrade process works, see the articles in Get started with upgrades to SharePoint 2013.
The following downloadable resources, articles on TechNet, video recordings, and related resources provide information about how to plan for upgrade.
The following articles about how to plan for upgrade are available to view online. Writers update articles on a continuing basis as new information becomes available and as users provide feedback.
Understand how to minimize downtime and plan for special cases during an upgrade to SharePoint 2013.
Learn how to identify and evaluate the customizations in your environment, and determine whether you will upgrade them, and how.
Plan to upgrade site collections to SharePoint 2013. Plan for upgrade evaluation sites, notifications, and throttling.
Understand upgrade performance and how to plan for the space and time that is required to upgrade to SharePoint 2013.
Create a plan to coordinate and communicate with the upgrade team, site owners and users, and stakeholders.
Make sure that your environment is in a healthy state, and delete unnecessary items before you upgrade to SharePoint 2013.
The following resources about how to plan for upgrade to SharePoint 2013 are available from other subject matter experts.
Visit the Resource Center to access videos, community sites, documentation, and more.