Architecture denotes the high-level structure of a software system. This is not just limited to servers but also covers other infrastructure aspects such as n/w topology, firewalls, server specifications and its roles, integration with other co-existed products such as Active directory and so on.

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A Different SQL Server for Reporting Services

Is it possible to configure SharePoint to use one SQL Server setup with Database Engine Services for configurations and content databases and another SQL Server setup with SharePoint Reporting ...
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Proper Architecture and role for SP server

we are (small office with 30 user) testing SharePoint for improving in document and workflow management. we have five server (appserver, fileserver, DC and 2 kerio server) running on Esxi so i add new ...
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Managing & Maintaining sites for our departments

I want to build sites (sub sites or site collections) for each of our departments, named:- HR. Finance Operations The entire sites will share the following :- Each site will have four lists:- ...
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Navigation using Managed Metadata (Term Store) OR Add metadata navigation on custom page layouts

I am working on a SharePoint 2013, where i created a new Enterprise wiki site collection. the requirement we get from our customer is as follow:- we need to add 6 metadata columns for the wiki page, ...
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Enterprise wiki site collection VS wiki library

I am in a point to decide which approach I should follow for building a wiki site for our company , the wiki need to have the following features: Create wiki pages and add related metadata info. ...
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Metadata Vs Dropdown Vs Lookup column

Seems that SharePoint provides multiple ways to manage information, and I am confused on when to use metadata, dropdown or lookup column. Now I have these requirements:- Inside our document library ...
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need guidance on new streamlined topology for design sharepoint 2013 Farm for internet faced sites

For internet based share point web application it has below statistics Total Number of Search Queries : 1928 Total Number of Daily Unique Visitors: 800 No of page views per daily : 3334 How i ...
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Modifying a site column at the list level versus creating new site columns

I have the following questions on when/why to use these approaches:- To create a new site column Or to use the same site column, but modify it at the list level. I have these business case ...
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how to manage sub sites that have been created using a template in a centralize way

I am facing problems in understanding how i should be managing sub sites that have been created using a template. now i have followed the following process :- I created a new sub site (the sub site ...
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When to create a new site collection and when to create a new sub site

We have a SharePoint 2013 Web Application, which contains two Site Collections:- Team Site. Enterprise Wiki. And I have created 2 Site Collections because of the following differences:- Each ...
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Creation of dynamic site collection and sub-sites

We are having an enterprise system where organization wide operations are maintained. Recently we decided to provide collaboration features for each operation maintained in the system using SharePoint ...
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Consolidate multiple SharePoint 2010 Farms including Shared Services Farm into one farm

In an existing environment there are seven farms where one is a shared services farm for search, managed metadata and user profiles. The reason for six different SharePoint 2010 farms is ...
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Can SharePoint code interact with a remote SharePoint server

We plan on having some scheduled services run alongside our SharePoint environment. These services include pulling data from a remote system into SharePoint, and sending out timed notifications based ...
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Architecting and SharePoint 2007 Upgrade to 2010

I'm planning a migration/upgrade to SharePoint 2010 from 2007 for our intranet. I'm researching best practices for information architecture to best optimize performance and organization. The farm is ...
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Plan farm with three SP2013 servers: all services running on servers

I'm about to deploy a medium SharePoint 2013 farm. I have five servers in total, I'll use 2 of them for the database (high-availability). I have to plan the distribution of SharePoint role/services ...
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Sharepoint develop roadmap

I would like build some service for our team, import some file, parse file, save to sp list, and make some actions with list (for example list peoples who have value more N), build charts and etc. ...
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Restore to operation in seconds on failure?

My customer have a requirement on SharePoint Server to restore itself on failure within seconds. I’m told that it should work as Hotel electricity backup in a Nigerian Hotel: If the power fails, ...
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SharePoint two tier fault-tolerant

The time has come to install SharePoint 2013 Enterprise, but before I do I would like a 2nd opinion. My current plan is to have 4 servers - two SQL configured with AlwaysOn AG and 2 load balanced WFE ...
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Site Collection Structure for Multiple Stores

Our organization has a large number of centrally managed stores. In order to control security, apply storage templates, etc. we decided to implement a "flat" architecture, using independent site ...
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SharePoint JavaScript Object Model Security and Permissions

I am writing an application whose logic executes in the browser using JSOM. The application might have permissions that exceed that of those who access the application. Let's say the application ...
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Intranet logical architecture in SharePoint 2013

So, I am building a Intranet portal. I got my Physical architecture build thanks to tips from stackexchange users. Now i got som other thoughts. What is a preferred logical architecture for a ...
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Thoughts on a SharePoint 2013 architecture?

My task is to build an Intranet environment. What should be the may thoughts when building a SharePoint topology from the ground, for a Intranet site with 1000-1500 users. My idea is to use the ...
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Single web application or mulitple?

I am very new compare to experts here. I have read several articles and discuss forums. However I am worry there are some potential risk I cannot foresee. Could you give me some suggestion on the wb ...
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Cannot iterate subfolders of a very large folder

I have working code that is to iterate lots of folders in our (rather large) document archive, but one folder (which happens to have a very large amount of subfolders) does not allow me to iterate it. ...
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Would a Access / SharePoint work well in this scenario?

Our organization has a small MySQL database that tracks when customers had their propane tanks checked. We can then query the information on demand for our insurance company, which ultimately is the ...
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Logical Architecture of SharePoint

I have a requirement to implement an Enterprise portal in SP 2013. The total number of users are 5000 and out of this 5K users, 500 are concurrent users. they will access my site and perform ...
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Determining the number of servers per farm needed

I'm studying for the 668 and don't understand why I need 4 SP servers for these farms based on the requirements.
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Web Application or Site Collection Architecture for My Sites in SharePoint 2013

I am designing a solution for our client which have the following 'Areas' Teams Committees My Sites Projects (MS project server) Apps I see the best approach is creating a Web Application (WA) ...
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Is one Web Application Architecture preferred over several Web Applications?

In almost all of the SharePoint projects I’ve participated in, the general architecture is three different web applications for intranet, cooperation and mysite. This has been the standard setup in ...
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SharePoint 2010 Architecture [closed]

If someone ask you in interview over phone "Please explain SharePoint 2010 Architecture?" What will be proper answer to this? I understand that SharePoint 2010 consist of many architecture like ...
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How to configure / assign server resources (RAM, CPU) among the SharePoint applications in my farm

How can i assign a specific resources percentage to a specific SharePoint applications in my farm, what i want is to assign: X RAM + X CPU to application A and Y RAM + Y CPU to application B, and ...
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SharePoint 2010 FBA Authentication Sequence - Behind the screen

I am new to SharePoint world and we are in process of implementing the FBA in SharePoint 2010 and it is working as we have followed some articles from net. Now I wanted to understand how does the ...
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I need input on how to architect this project

So, we are creating a document management system on top of sharepoint. We have about 20,000 clients that will have documents associated with each. Where I am stuck is I am not sure how to go about ...
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how to work with form based authentication in SharePoint 2010 three tier architecture?

I am working on SharePoint2010 site created on three tier architecture. I want to use the form based authentication method. I have prepared the form based authentication on web application but ...
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It's possible to put the Application servers on different subnet than the Front End Servers

It is possible to put the Application servers on a different subnet than the Front End Servers in SharePoint 2013, What are the advantages and drawbacks, noting that this is an Internet facing ...
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Architecting a department site with 2 TB+ of data

We are looking at the possibility of migrating 2TB+ worth of data from our network driving into SharePoint for a department site. For this question I'm assuming all data is valid and has the ability ...
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Central login page - different portals (SP2010)

I would like to have some advice for the logical structure for a corporate portal. I really appreciate your feedback. AS IS At the moment we have a 'partly' public facing site. Assuming this site is ...
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What is a query server in SharePoint farm?

As per my understanding a farm consists of: SharePoint Server Database Now the above SharePoint Server can be one of the following roles: WFE Application Server So basically a SharePoint farm ...
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When should we separate a site collection into a different web application

we are planning a sharepoint topology and wondering if we should separate each department in a different web application or just a dedicated site collection. What's the guide or best practice to ...
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How to scale out Reporting Services on SharePoint Integrated Mode over NLB

I have a SharePoint 2010 Enterprise farm with the following topology :- 2 WFE SERVER (behind NLB 1) 1 APP SERVER (used for Search) 1 APP SERVER (used for other service applications) 1 DB Cluster ...
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Organization Concept Design

Say I have an organization structured like so... -- Root Host ---- Group A ------ Project of A as P1 --------- Sub Project of P1 as SP1 ----------- Sub Project of SP1 as SSP1 ----------- Sub ...
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Multi-Tier SharePoint Deployment - Read-only Web Servers

Is it possible to have the following deployment architecture for hosting SharePoint internet websites? If yes, how can I make the front-end web servers as read-only while allowing content ...
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Need a Suggestion on Sharepoint project Architecture

Actually we need to develop an intranet portal for a company. There will be a common landing page and each department will have their own subsite which will be driven through a navigation from the ...
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Being a SharePoint Architect - what all you need to know? [closed]

First let me categorize SharePoint consumer modifiers as below End Users - people who basically browse the portal and do operations like upload, download and navigate.. Limited customization of the ...
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Is it recommended to store high volume transaction data in SharePoint Lists?

I need to devise a solution strategy for an internal application that will take inputs from rfid tags and those records will to be stored "somewhere". Now this somewhere needs to be choice a between a ...
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SharePoint 2010 Architecture

I am looking for a good book which explains me the architecture of SharePoint 2010. Can somebody please let me know the details of the book or any material. Thank you
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Pro/cons: Multiple lists or one big list with multiple views?

I have data that can go through different stages, during which it will have common fields and fields that are only used on specific stages. If I e.g. have these fields: CommenField1, CommenField2, ...
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SharePoint Architecture Design Examples

I am bit confused with entire SharePoint Process. I mean if there is a Company who never used SharePoint and they want to get one for there Organisation. They have there own team of C# developers but ...
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Architecture: How do you store single pieces of information?

I am building a solution in which each Site Collection represents a single contained unit. The members of that unit will be using SharePoint to track information that describes their unit at the root ...
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Create a QA site similar to StackExchange on SharePoint 2010 [closed]

One of our client wish to implement a smart collaboration process for its vast pool of employees around 50k located across different continents. They already have SharePoint 2010 enabled as the ...