Configure services and service applications in SharePoint Server 2016
Applies to: SharePoint Server 2016 Preview
Topic Last Modified: 2016-11-29
Summary:Introduces articles that describe how to configure services for SharePoint Server 2016.
In SharePoint Server 2016, you can configure individual services independently, and you can implement only the services that your organization needs.
Deployed services are named service applications. A service application provides a resource that you can share across sites in a farm or sometimes across multiple farms, and users can access them through a hosting web application. Service applications are associated to web applications by service application connections.
The following articles about how to configure services for SharePoint Server 2016 are available to view online.
Configure a Managed Metadata service application in SharePoint Server 2016.
This article describes the SharePoint Server 2016 Secure Store Service operations that solution designers can use to create target applications that map user and group credentials to the credentials of external data sources.
Configure a service application for Business Connectivity Services in SharePoint Server 2016.
Learn how to create, configure, list, or delete Visio Services service applications by using Central Administration or Windows PowerShell.
Configure PerformancePoint Services in SharePoint Server 2016 before you make it available to users