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When to use different Site Collections?



Posted By: Avi Date: 2 January 2010 01:12:15 AM
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An Individual Site collection offers following :

SharePoint Site Collection features for the End Users:
1) Dedicated Recycle bins
2) Dedicated usage Reports
3) Distributed administration (site collection administrators)
4) Dedicated search scopes, keywords, and best-bets
5) Custom feature deployments
6) Dedicated language translation maintenance
7) Dedicated galleries for web parts, master pages, content types, site columns, site templates, and list templates
8) Dedicated shared libraries, such as site collection images and site collection styles
9) Dedicated real estate (Self Containment)

SharePoint Site Collection features for the IT Administrators:
1) Site quota templates
2) Distributed administration
3) Site locking
4) Database maintenance options
5) Backup/Restore abilities
6) Content Deployments
7) InfoPath forms services global template targeting


Posted By: eTechPlanet


Date: 2 January 2010 01:12:15 AM

hould decide whether to create your sites as top-level Web sites in separate site collections, or as subsites within the same site collection. This decision is based on how much the sites have in common with each other, whether you want the ability manage them individually, and whether you want them to share elements, such as navigation or search. Within a site collection, all sites can use the same following elements: * Navigation bars (top link bar and breadcrumb bar) * Content types * Workflows * Security groups * Lookup fields across lists * Search scope * Feature set


Posted By: Johndecruse


Date: 31 January 2010 10:20:11 PM

hould decide whether to create your sites as top-level Web sites in separate site collections, or as subsites within the same site collection. This decision is based on how much the sites have in common with each other, whether you want the ability manage them individually, and whether you want them to share elements, such as navigation or search. Within a site collection, all sites can use the same following elements: * Navigation bars (top link bar and breadcrumb bar) * Content types * Workflows * Security groups * Lookup fields across lists * Search scope * Feature set


Posted By: Johndecruse


Date: 31 January 2010 10:25:19 PM
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