Advanced Solutions of Microsoft® SharePoint® Server 2013

Live Classroom
Duration: 5 days
Live Virtual Classroom
Duration: 5 days
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This five day course focusses on implementing high availability, disaster recovery, service application architecture, business connectivity services, social computing features, productivity and collaboration platforms and features, business intelligence solutions, enterprise content management, web content management infrastructure, solutions and apps. It equips participants with the skills and knowledge essential for planning, configuring and managing a Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013. The course discusses how to optimize the search experience, how to develop and implement a governance plan, as well as how to perform an upgrade or migration to SharePoint Server 2013.


What You'll Learn

  • Describe the core features of SharePoint 2013
  • Plan and design a SharePoint 2013 environment to meet requirements for high availability and disaster recovery
  • Plan and implement a service application architecture for a SharePoint 2013 deployment
  • Configure and manage Business Connectivity Services features in a SharePoint 2013 deployment
  • Plan and configure social computing features
  • Plan and configure productivity and collaboration platforms and features
  • Plan and configure Business Intelligence solutions
  • Optimize the search experience for an enterprise environment
  • Plan and configure enterprise content management in a SharePoint 2013 deployment
  • Plan and configure a web content management infrastructure to meet business requirements
  • Manage solutions in a SharePoint 2013 deployment
  • Configure and manage apps in a SharePoint Server 2013 environment
  • Develop and implement a governance plan for SharePoint Server 2013
  • Perform an upgrade or migration to SharePoint Server 2013


  • Core components of the SharePoint 2013 architecture
  • New features in SharePoint Server 2013
  • SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint online editions
  • Lab: Reviewing core SharePoint concepts

  • Designing database topologies for high availability and disaster recovery
  • Designing SharePoint infrastructure for high availability
  • Planning for disaster recovery
  • Lab: Planning and performing backups and restores

  • Planning service applications
  • Designing and configuring a service application topology
  • Configuring service application federation
  • Lab: Planning a service application architecture
  • Lab: Federating service applications between SharePoint Server farms

  • Planning and configuring business connectivity services
  • Configuring the secure store service
  • Managing business data connectivity models
  • Lab: Configuring BCS and the Secure Store Service
  • Lab: Managing business data connectivity models

  • Managing user profiles
  • Enabling social interactions
  • Building communities
  • Lab: Configuring profile synchronization and MySites
  • Lab: Configuring community sites

  • Aggregating tasks
  • Planning and configuring collaboration features
  • Planning and configuring composites
  • Lab: Configuring project sites
  • Lab: Configuring workflows

  • Planning for business intelligence
  • Planning, deploying and managing business intelligence services
  • Planning and configuring advanced analysis tools
  • Lab: Configuring Excel services
  • Lab: Configuring PowerPivot and Power View for SharePoint

  • Configuring search for an enterprise environment
  • Configuring the search experience
  • Optimizing search
  • Lab: Planning an enterprise search deployment
  • Lab: Managing search relevance in SharePoint Server 2013

  • Planning content management
  • Planning and configuring eDiscovery
  • Planning records management
  • Lab: Configuring eDiscovery in SharePoint Server 2013
  • Lab: Configuring records management in SharePoint Server 2013

  • Planning and implementing web content management infrastructure
  • Configuring managed navigation and catalog sites
  • Supporting multiple languages and locales
  • Enabling design and customization
  • Supporting mobile users
  • Lab: Configuring managed navigation and catalog sites
  • Lab: Configuring device channels

  • Understanding the SharePoint solution architecture
  • Managing SandBox solutions
  • Lab: Managing solutions

  • Understanding the SharePoint App architecture
  • Provisioning and managing apps and app catalogs
  • Lab: Configuring and managing SharePoint apps

  • Introduction to governance planning
  • Key elements of a governance plan
  • Planning for governance in SharePoint 2013
  • Implementing governance in SharePoint 2013
  • Lab: Developing a plan for governance
  • Managing site creation and deletion

  • Preparing the upgrade or migration environment
  • Performing the upgrade process
  • Managing a site collection upgrade
  • Lab: Performing a database-approach upgrade
  • Lab: Managing site collection upgrades
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Who should attend

The course is targeted towards experienced IT professionals interested in learning how to install, configure, deploy and manage SharePoint Server 2013 installations in either the data center or cloud. The course is highly recommended for –

  • Business application administrators
  • SharePoint administrators and developers
  • Users and customers
  • Server administrators
  • Software engineers


Participants of this course need to have –

  • Completed the course Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 and clearing its examination; or equivalent skills
  • At least one year’s experience of mapping business requirements to logical and physical technical design
  • Working knowledge of network design, including network security
  • Experience managing software in a Windows 2008 R2 enterprise server or Windows Server 2012 environment
  • Deployed and managed applications natively, virtually, and in the cloud
  • Administered Internet Information Services (IIS)
  • Configured Active Directory for use in authentication, authorization and as a user store
  • Managed an application remotely using Windows PowerShell 2.0
  • Connected applications to Microsoft SQL Server
  • Implemented Claims-based security

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