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I've been hearing a lot of "tenant" or "tenancy" in the SharePoint Apps world, but seems no one has ever explained it clearly. This confuses me when I start to develop SharePoint Apps. Does any one can explain what is a "tenant" or "tenancy" in SharePoint Apps in a simple way? Thanks!

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A Tenant is roughly equivalent to a Web Application.

I Googled "What is a SharePoint Tenant" and came up with this link:

SharePoint Online Farm Multitenancy

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  • Probably I just don't understand why they do this which will increase the already complex solutions. Anyway, thanks Rob! – Jony Dec 10 '14 at 1:46
  • @Jony This model is for hosting cloud services. You would not set up an environment like this unless you planned on 'renting' out parts of the tenant. – wjervis Dec 29 '14 at 17:06

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