Outlining SharePoint 2010 Requirements

SharePoint 2010 designs can range from single-server installations to multiple servers that make up a SharePoint farm, or even multiple farms that share different components and features. Basic server configurations may consist of “single server installations,” which may meet the requirements of smaller organizations, whereas larger organizations typically configure multiserver environments, which include web servers, and application servers.

To make matters more complicated, SharePoint 2010 products can be installed on Windows Server 2008 and on Windows Server 2012 servers. As mentioned previously in this chapter, SharePoint 2010 products can use a variety of different versions of SQL Server products, too, ...

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