Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Service Applications in SharePoint

Service Applications in SharePoint

I am trying to explain the service applications definitions in this article. Please make a comment if you feel any incorrect.

Access Services — This service application enables you to create, view, edit, and interact using either the access 2013 office client or in the browser.

Access Services 2010 — This service application enables continued maintenance of SharePoint 2010 Access service applications by using Access 2010 and 2013 Office clients. It does not enable users to create new applications.

App Management Service — The App Management Service enables you to install apps from the internal App Catalog or the public SharePoint store.

Business Data Connectivity Service — The Business Connectivity Service (BCS) enables you to upload data (BDC) models that define interfaces of other enterprise line-of-business (LOB) systems and enables connectivity to those systems.

Excel Services — This service application enables viewing and interacting with Excel files from within the browser.

Machine Translation Services — This service provides automatic machine translation of files and sites.

Managed Metadata Service — This service application enables you to manage taxonomy hierarchies, keywords, and social tagging features of SharePoint 2013. This service application also handles content-type publishing across site collections.

Performance Point — This service application supports configuration and monitoring of Performance Point as a business intelligence (BI) product integrated with the Enterprise edition of SharePoint 2013.

PowerPoint Automation Service — This service application enables server-side presentation conversions to and from a variety of file formats.

 Search Service — As its name implies, this service application (which comes with its own topology management configuration) is used to index content and serves search queries performed by users or custom code.

Secure Store Service — This is a credential mapping service to access other enterprise-level service applications or back-end enterprise systems.

State Service — The State Service provides temporary storage of any data that deals with a user session.

 Usage and Health Data Collection — This service application provides storage usage and health information at the farm level, and provides various reporting functionality on such data.

User Profile — This user profile service application is one of the core service applications in SharePoint 2013. This service application supports features such as My Sites, My links, Colleague tracker, profile pages, personal tags and notes, and other social features.

Visio Graphics Service — This service application enables viewing, interacting, and refreshing of Visio diagrams within a browser.

Word Automation Services — This service application enables you to view and edit Word documents in a web browser. It can also be used for document conversions.

Work Management Service — This Work Management Service enables key user-related information to be aggregated to a central location. The service supports a provider model to enable other systems to leverage this service.

Subscription Setting Service — This is the key enabling component of the Multitenancy features provided by the SharePoint 2013 platform

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