Sorry for not being able to post for a long time. In this Post I will try to describe some of new functionalities which can be described as selling point for the business.
- Claim Based Authentication - Authentication can be done against - Active Directory, LDAP,application specefic database,user centric model like LiveID.It is based on 'GENEVA' technology, which it self is comibination of Geneva Server, geneva CardSpace and Geneva FrameWork. In one line - Identity is kept in token, token cotains one or more information about user.
- BCS - Business Connectivity Services- New generation BDC, open scope for external list though which data can be inserted into LOB system.
- High Availability-
- FAST Search [Need extra licensing]-As of now fast search has been integrated as it is in the product.
- Remote Blob Storage- It is possible to have BLOB and customised pages in the database stored in out side database such as file system.
- Performance Control [thorttling]- Two options avaiable
b. list control - provides a way to limit the number of rows returned by a list. Alhtough the maximum number of items has increased upto 50 million items.
- Backup and Restore- list level backup is possible though UI.
- SharePoint Online and Multi tanancy- Service architecture gives support for better design in case of SharePoint online. the tenants are managed by subscriotion ID, and each tenatnt can subscribe to its needed service.
- WorkOffline - workspace2010- Gives support for to bussiness user to work offline to sharepoint Libraries, where he becomes online, the library gets synchronised.