A SharePoint farm is a collection of one or more SharePoint servers or SQL servers that work in concert to provide a set of basic SharePoint services that support a single site.

A SharePoint farm is a collection of one or more SharePoint servers or SQL servers that work in concert to provide a set of basic SharePoint services that support a single site.

Within a farm, there are several services that run on one or more servers. These services provide basic functionality for SharePoint and regulate which services should run on which servers, in an effort to manage the impact on overall farm architecture and performance.

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