RTM’d today: MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-667): Configuring Microsoft SharePoint 2010


Here it is! The release of MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-667): Configuring Microsoft SharePoint 2010, ISBN 9780735638853, by Dan Holme and Alistair Matthews. This title shipped to the printer today.

This book contains 864 pages of great information along with lesson files, a Lab Environment Build Guide, and multiple practice test options on the CD. A great addition to your exam study materials.

See below for the book’s contents and an excerpt from the introduction. You can preorder the book here and here.

Contents at a Glance

CHAPTER 1    Creating a SharePoint 2010 Intranet

CHAPTER 2    Administering and Automating SharePoint

CHAPTER 3    Managing Web Applications

CHAPTER 4    Administering and Securing SharePoint Content

CHAPTER 5    Service Applications and the Managed Metadata Service

CHAPTER 6    Configuring User Profiles and Social Networking

CHAPTER 7    Administering SharePoint Search

CHAPTER 8    Implementing Enterprise Service Applications

CHAPTER 9     Deploying and Upgrading to SharePoint 2010

CHAPTER 10   Administering SharePoint Customization

CHAPTER 11   Implementing Business Continuity

CHAPTER 12   Monitoring and Optimizing SharePoint Performance

 

Introduction (excerpt)

This training kit is designed for information technology (IT) professionals who support or plan to support SharePoint Server 2010 and who also plan to take the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) exam 70-667, TS: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Configuring.

The material covered in this training kit and on exam 70-667 relates to SharePoint products and technologies, which enable business collaboration in an enterprise and on the web. It is assumed that before you begin using this training kit, you have a solid, foundation level understanding of Microsoft Windows client and server operating systems and common Internet technologies. The MCTS exam and this book assume that you have at least one year of experience configuring SharePoint and related technologies, including Internet Information Services (IIS), Windows Server 2008, Active Directory, DNS, SQL Server, and networking infrastructure services.

The topics in this training kit cover what you need to know for the exam, as described on the Skills Measured tab for the exam, which is available at http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/exam.aspx?ID=70-667&locale=en-us#tab2.

By using this training kit, you will learn how to do the following:

  • Deploy SharePoint Server 2010 farms.
  • Create a logical architecture of web applications, content databases, site collections, and sites.
  • Manage security of SharePoint content by configuring authentication and access controls.
  • Configure SharePoint services including search, user profiles, and the managed metadata service.
  • Optimize, monitor, and troubleshoot performance of SharePoint servers and services.
  • Ensure that data is protected and highly available.
  • Deploy and manage customized SharePoint functionality and solutions.

Refer to the Objective map in the front of this book to see where in the book each exam objective is covered.

Comments (1)

  1. Nick Lane says:

    This is a test message.  Please disregard.

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