Software Design Decisions

Many different configurations are possible in a SharePoint 2003 implementation. Multiple Windows SharePoint Services servers can be implemented as independent servers in a large enterprise, SharePoint Portal Server 2003 can be configured on one system or distributed among a server farm, and databases can be located on one or more servers. The organization may choose to not implement a portal at all and stick with Windows SharePoint Services to begin with, or to create several portals for better manageability. Chapter 3 gave some examples of the more common configurations and how different organizations are using them. The following sections approach standard design decisions confronted by most organizations during the ...

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