Larger Deployments

A key concept within SharePoint Portal Server is the decentralized management and storage of information. The documents can be maintained within the owning departments by those who know best how to answer the new challenges.

But despite the decentralized management, it is possible to provide a common view of all information that is available within a company. Obviously, this is a resource-intensive task that does not go well together with generating the end-user view of that information. Using indexing workspaces, it is possible to dedicate servers (see Figure 19.10) to this resourceintensive task of crawling for document changes. These consolidated changes will be propagated to a target system where these indices will get ...

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