Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Sharepoint 2010 Preliminary System Requirements and Tips


SharePoint Server 2010 will be 64-bit only.

SharePoint Server 2010 will require 64-bit Windows Server 2008 or 64-bit Windows Server 2008 R2.

SharePoint Server 2010 will require 64-bit SQL Server 2008 or 64-bit SQL Server 2005.

SharePoint 2010 will not support Internet Explorer 6

The Web Content Management features built into SharePoint 2010 will provide a deep level of control over the markup and styling

So, what can you do today to get into the best shape for SharePoint Server 2010?

  • Start by ensuring new hardware is 64-bit.  Deploying 64-bit is our current best practice recommendation for SharePoint 2007.
  • Deploy Service Pack 2 and take a good look at the SharePoint 2010 Upgrade Checker that’s shipped as part of the update. 
  • Get to know Windows Server 2008 with SharePoint 2007, this post is a great starting point.
  • Consider your desktop browser strategy if you have large population of Internet Explorer 6 users.
  • Continue to follow the Best Practices guidance for SharePoint Server 2007.

1 comment:

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