After completing this chapter, you will be able to
Understand the FS4SP hardware and software requirements and best practices.
Deploy and configure your own development environment.
Plan and scale your production FS4SP farm according to your usage scenario.
When you install enterprise software such as Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint (FS4SP), being familiar with network and hardware setup is a necessity. Both SharePoint and FS4SP require substantial hardware resources when running in a production environment; planning which internal FS4SP component should run on what hardware is key when optimizing your FS4SP deployment.
This chapter describes the hardware and software requirements for ...