Advanced Technologies of SharePoint 2016

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 and Microsoft Business Connectivity Services. The course also focusses on social computing features, productivity and collaboration platforms and features. The course also covers business intelligence solutions, Enterprise Content Management, web content management infrastructure, solutions and apps. The course helps participants understand how to develop and implement a governance plan, and how to perform an upgrade or migrate to SharePoint 2016.

What You'll Learn

  • Describe the core SharePoint 2016 architecture and its new and improved features
  • Describe the key hybrid features in SharePoint 2016
  • Plan and design a SharePoint 2016 environment to meet requirements for high availability and disaster recovery
  • Plan and implement Business Connectivity Services and Secure Store Service
  • Configure and manage productivity services for a SharePoint 2016 deployment
  • Manage solutions in a SharePoint 2016 deployment
  • Plan and configure social computing features
  • Plan and configure web content management for an Internet-facing environment
  • Plan and configure Enterprise Content Management in a SharePoint 2016 deployment
  • Plan and configure business intelligence solutions
  • Plan and configure work management, productivity, and collaboration platforms and features
  • Perform an upgrade or migration to SharePoint 2016


  • Core components of the SharePoint 2016 architecture
  • New, deprecated, and removed features in SharePoint 2016
  • SharePoint 2016 and SharePoint Online editions
  • Lab: Reviewing the core Microsoft SharePoint 2016 concepts
    • Configuring SharePoint 2016 farms
    • Creating and configuring site collections and sites
    • Provisioning service applications by using the SharePoint 2016 Management Shell

  • Exploring the hybrid features in SharePoint 2016
  • Preparing for a hybrid SharePoint 2016 deployment
  • Lab: Configuring an Office 365 tenant
    • Creating an Office 365 tenant
  • Lab: Creating hybrid team sites
    • Preparing the SharePoint environment
    • Running the SharePoint Hybrid picker

  • Designing database topologies for high availability and disaster recovery
  • Designing a SharePoint infrastructure for high availability
  • Planning for disaster recovery
  • Lab: Planning and performing backup and restore
    • Create a backup and restore plan
    • Test the backup and restore process

  • Planning and configuring BCS
  • Configuring the Secure Store Service
  • Managing BCS models
  • Lab: Configuring BCS and the Secure Store Service
    • Configuring the BDC Service Application
    • Configuring the Secure Store Service
  • Lab: Managing BDC models
    • Configuring a Secure Store Service target application
    • Importing and configuring BDC models

  • Understanding the SharePoint Add-in architecture
  • Provisioning and managing apps and App Catalogs
  • Provisioning productivity services
  • Lab: Configuring and managing SharePoint Add-ins
    • Configuring a SharePoint farm to support apps
    • Creating and configuring a corporate App Catalog
    • Deploying and monitoring apps

  • Understanding the SharePoint 2016 solution architecture
  • Managing sandboxed solutions
  • Lab: Managing solutions
  • Configuring a SharePoint farm to support sandboxed solutions
  • Configuring a SharePoint site to support sandboxed solutions

  • Managing user profiles
  • Enabling social interaction
  • Building communities
  • Lab: Configuring profile synchronization and My Sites
    • Configuring profile synchronization
    • Configuring My Sites
  • Lab: Configuring community sites
    • Creating a community site infrastructure
    • Configuring Community Site participation

  • Planning and implementing a 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
    • Configuring a product catalog site
    • Configuring Cross-Site Publishing
    • Configuring publishing sites
  • Lab: Configuring device channels
    • Configuring device channels

  • Planning Enterprise Content Management
  • Planning and configuring eDiscovery
  • Planning records management
  • Lab: Configuring eDiscovery in SharePoint 2016
    • Creating and configuring an eDiscovery Center
    • Discovering and preserving content
    • Querying and exporting content
  • Lab: Configuring records management in SharePoint Server 2016
    • Configuring in-place records management

  • Planning BI architecture
  • Planning, deploying, and managing BI services
  • Planning and configuring advanced analysis tools
  • Lab: Installing Office Online Server
    • Deploy Office Online Server
  • Lab: Configuring PowerPivot and Power View for SharePoint 2016
    • Configuring PowerPivot for SharePoint 2016
    • Configuring Power View for SharePoint

  • Planning and configuring collaboration features
  • Planning and configuring composites
  • Lab: Configuring and working with project sites
    • Creating an Office Online Server farm and configuring integration in SharePoint 2016
    • Creating project sites
    • Configuring project sites
    • Engaging project teams
    • Configuring Project Server integration
  • Lab: Configuring a workflow
    • Configuring Microsoft Azure Workflow and Microsoft SharePoint Workflow Services
    • Creating and testing a workflow

  • Preparing for an upgrade or migration
  • Upgrade to SharePoint 2016
  • Planning and managing a site-collection upgrade
  • Lab: Performing a content database migration and upgrade from Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
    • Migrating SharePoint Server 2013 Managed Metadata Service
    • Upgrading a SharePoint Server 2013 content database
  • Lab: Managing site-collection upgrades
    • Preparing site collections for upgrade
    • Upgrading site collections
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Who should attend

The course is highly recommended for –

  • Windows Server administrators
  • System administrators
  • SharePoint developers
  • SharePoint administrators
  • SharePoint architects
  • Software engineers


Participants for this course need to have –

  • At least one year experience of mapping business requirements to both logical and physical technical designs
  • Working knowledge of network design, including network security
  • Software management experience in a Windows Server 2012 R2 Enterprise Server or Windows Server 2016 environment
  • Experience deploying and managing applications natively, virtually and in the cloud
  • Experience administering the IIS
  • Experience configuring AD DS for use in authentication and authorization, and as a user store
  • Experience managing an application remotely by using Windows PowerShell 2.0 or later
  • Experience connecting applications to SQL Server
  • Experience implementing claims-based security
  • Preferably, completed the course Planning and Administering Microsoft SharePoint 2016

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