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Hosting project server in SharePoint farm?

  Asked By: Aaditya    Date: Aug 03    Category: MOSS    Views: 1225

Is it possible to host project server in a SharePoint(MOSS) farm? Do I
have to have 2 farms, one for project server, one for MOSS?

The MOSS farm is medium size farm, with 2 wfe, 1 index server and 1 DB
server.

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Answer #1    Answered By: Karrie Wooten     Answered On: Aug 03

Similar to Microsoft Office SharePoint server  (MOSS) 2007, Project
Server 2007 is a WSS3.0-based application, and both can coexist nicely
in the same sharepoint  farm. Depending upon your business and technical
requirements, you may choose to install these two SharePoint
applications in the same farm  or in separate farms. Here is an article
which briefly describes some of the pros and cons of installing these
two applications in the same farm:

www.projectserverhelp.com/.../Post.aspx?ID=20

We highly recommend spending time before your deployment learning more
about how both tools work -- separately and together -- and gathering
detailed business requirements from the people who will be using these
tools.

If you do choose to integrate project  Server and MOSS 2007, there are
some nice synergies which can be created, such as...

-- The use of Excel Services (MOSS) to create rich Business
Intelligence reports on project and resource data (Project Server).
-- The use of proposal workflows (MOSS) to automate the project
proposal and approval process (Project Server).
-- The use of Enterprise Search (MOSS) to index  and search project
artifacts such as issues, risks, deliverables, and documents (Project
Server)
-- The use of the Business Data Catalog (MOSS) to index and search
through volumes of project, resource, and assignment data (Project
Server)

...and these are just a few examples.

If after reading the above article you still have some more questions
or need more detailed assistance, please let us know by responding to
this message or contacting us directly.

 
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