Storage Considerations for Microsoft SharePoint

Though Microsoft SharePoint has emerged as a market front-runner in the race to empower business users and provide collaborative systems for decision making, few SharePoint installations live up to the prophecies originally hyped during the buy-in process. The brilliance of any successful enterprise application is its sustainability, not the initial reply to an urgent business need.

The Shortcut Guide to Storage Considerations for Microsoft SharePoint
will help bright IT engineers and administrators choose flexible storage for SharePoint that will stand the test of time. The guide examines SharePoint’s distinct storage requirements and recommends strategies for determining optimal yet affordable disk solutions that will support your SharePoint investment both now and into the future. Readers will learn about the pitfalls of inadequate storage management, I/O performance enhancements for SharePoint components, and high-availability options combined with data archiving to best manage data bloat. Lastly, an in-depth discussion of best practices for deploying SharePoint onto iSCSI will prepare any enterprise, large or small, which may be ready to ramp up their disk architecture.


Guide to Building Highly Scalable Enterprise File Serving Solutions

Chapter 1: Moving Beyond Current File Serving Philosophies

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Chapter 2: Taming Storage Growth—A Modern Perspective

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Chapter 3: Data Path Optimization for Enterprise File Serving

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Chapter 4: Building High-Performance, Scalable, and Resilient Windows File Serving Solutions

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Chapter 5: Building High-Performance, Scalable, and Resilient Linux File-Serving Solutions

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Chapter 6: Managing High-Performance, Scalable, and Resilient Data Across the Enterprise