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This article is part of the November 2010 issue of Ensuring a painless migration to SharePoint 2010
With the release of SharePoint 2010, Microsoft continues to grow its already compelling content management platform. And although many enterprises are thinking about a move to SharePoint 2010, they aren’t necessarily coming from the same place. The difference between migration and upgrade Often the terms migration and upgrade are used synonymously. But each term actually describes a mutually distinctive path. By definition, an upgrade is the act of loading the new version of SharePoint on your existing farm. This process involves -- at the least -- changing the underlying binary files, altering all of the content databases associated with your SharePoint environment and potentially changing aspects of your SharePoint sites. Unfortunately, this approach is available only to a narrow set of SharePoint implementations that are already SharePoint 2007. Companies that don’t have the upgrade option must migrate content to a new SharePoint farm. The upgrade decision path can be found on Microsoft’s TechNet site along with information about upgrading to SharePoint ... Access >>>
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Best practices for migrating to SharePoint 2010
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Migrating even a small implementation or file share in SharePoint is not easy. Plan your process and test your work for the best results.
- Best practices for migrating to SharePoint 2010 by Shawn Shell, Contributor
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Learn how to sell management on the benefits of your SharePoint governance plan so you can put it into action.
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