If you're an IT professional tasked with launching and administering SharePoint to your organization, Inside SharePoint 2007 Administration is the only book you'll need. You'll find all of the information necessary to administer SharePoint -- everything from detailed real-world installation instructions and proper backup procedures to performance optimizations and scripting help that will keep your SharePoint farm humming. The book is based 100 percent on tried-and-true experiences from actual SharePoint administrators, rather than simply theoretical ideas. The chapters are set up in a logical progression for a new deployment, starting with understanding the foundation and architecture and ending with backups and disaster recovery. All instructions for accomplishing specific tasks are contained within the text of the various chapters and include numbered steps.