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SharePoint 2010 Services Application Overview

Name

Has Database

Can be Published

Dependent service

Provision

Provision order

Description
Access Services

CA/PowerShell

12

This allows a user to view, edit, and interact as they use the Access 2010 database with a web browser.
Business Data Connectivity Service

Yes

Yes

CA/PowerShell

9

Allows for the line of business data systems to be accessed.
Excel Services Application

CA/PowerShell

10

Allows a user to view and interact with Excel 2010 files when using a web browser.
Managed Metadata Service

Yes

Yes

CA/PowerShell

1

This is used to manage the various hierarchies, social infrastructure, and keywords. It also allows for the publishing of the content across various collection sites.
Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Subscription

Yes

Powershell

7

There are multiple functions for service applications. They are used to track ID’s and settings for services that are in a given mode. They are deployed only through the Windows PowerShell.
PerformancePoint Service Application

Excel Services

State Service

CA/PowerShell

11

This allows the capabilities of PerformancePoint to be implemented.
PowerPoint Service Application

CA/PowerShell

Allows a user to view and interact with PowerPoint 2010 files when using a web browser.
Search Service Application

Yes

Yes

Usage and Health Data Collection Service

CA/PowerShell

8

Allows for the content to be crawled, indexed, and then allows for users to get results through search queries.
Secure Store Service

Yes

Yes

CA/PowerShell

6

This allows for authentication to occur with a single sign on for multiple services.
State Service

Yes

Powershell

3

This provides a storage location temporary in nature for data within the components of SharePoint Server.
Usage and Health Data Collection Service

Yes

Powershell

4

Wide usage and health data is collected from the farms. This allows the user to be able to view many different reports about usage and health.
User Profile Service Application

Yes

Yes

CA/PowerShell

2

This adds support for websites, profile pages, social computing features, and social tagging.
Visio Graphics Service

State Service

CA/PowerShell

13

This allows users to view and refresh diagrams in web browser that have been published in Visio 2010.
Web Analysis Service Application

Yes

State Service

CA/PowerShell

5

Offers interfaces for web services.
Word Automation Services

CA/PowerShell

14

Automated conversions of bulk documents are performed.
Word Viewing Service

CA/PowerShell

15

Allows a user to view and interact with Word 2010 and OneNote 2010 files when using a web browser.

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