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Microsoft® SharePoint® Foundation 2010 Inside Out by Penelope Coventry Errin O’Connor Troy Lanphier, Johnathan Lightfoot, Thomas Resing, and Michael Doyle

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Summary

A successful SharePoint environment is the result of a close interaction between the site users, site owners, and supporting technical staff. This chapter introduced you to some of the concepts that you need to understand for advanced business uses of SharePoint.

The SharePoint list items that you add and the documents that you upload all reside in a SharePoint site. Every SharePoint site is part of a Site Collection, which is a hierarchy that starts with one top-level site at the root of a tree, and sites which can grow from it. Site collections are accessed through web applications and contained in content databases. Web applications and content databases run on the servers that make up the SharePoint farm that hosts it all. Service Applications ...

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