Good Reading

Auth Identity SharePoint 2010 – Kerberos Whitepaper http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff829837.aspx
Auth Identity Configure Claims Authentication http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee806886.aspx
Auth Identity Security in SharePoint 2010 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/ff678022.aspx
Auth Identity SharePoint 2010 – Accounts and Permissions http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc678863.aspx
Auth Identity Configuring SharePoint 2010 and ADFSv2 http://blogs.technet.com/b/speschka/archive/2010/07/30/configuring-sharepoint-2010-and-adfs-v2-end-to-end.aspx
Auth Identity Using Audiences with Claims Auth Sites in SharePoint 2010 http://blogs.technet.com/b/speschka/archive/2010/06/12/using-audiences-with-claims-auth-sites-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx
Auth Identity Migrating from Windows Classic Auth to Windows Claims Auth in SharePoint 2010 Part 2 http://blogs.technet.com/b/speschka/archive/2010/07/20/migrating-from-windows-classic-auth-to-windows-claims-auth-in-sharepoint-2010-part-2.aspx
Auth Identity Configuring SharePoint 2010 and ADFS v2 End to End http://blogs.technet.com/b/speschka/archive/2010/07/30/configuring-sharepoint-2010-and-adfs-v2-end-to-end.aspx
Auth Identity Setting the Login Token Expiration Correctly for SharePoint 2010 SAML Claims Users http://blogs.technet.com/b/speschka/archive/2010/08/09/setting-the-login-token-expiration-correctly-for-sharepoint-2010-saml-claims-users.aspx
Auth Identity Adding A Custom Claim to a Web App Policy via PowerShell in SharePoint 2010 http://blogs.technet.com/b/speschka/archive/2010/11/12/adding-a-custom-claim-to-a-web-app-policy-via-powershell-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx
Auth Identity Configuring ADFS Trusts For Multiple Identity Providers with SharePoint 2010 http://blogs.technet.com/b/speschka/archive/2010/11/24/configuring-adfs-trusts-for-multiple-identity-providers-with-sharepoint-2010.aspx
Auth Identity Configuring SharePoint to use a Specific Identity Provider in ADFS http://blogs.technet.com/b/speschka/archive/2010/11/24/configuring-sharepoint-to-use-a-specific-identity-provider-in-adfs.aspx
Auth Identity Migrating User Accounts from Windows Claims to SAML Claims http://blogs.technet.com/b/speschka/archive/2011/01/27/migrating-user-accounts-from-windows-claims-to-saml-claims.aspx
Auth Identity Secure Store for Business Intelligence service applications (SharePoint Server 2010) http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff634161.aspx
BI Business Intelligence in SharePoint Server 2010 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/ff678054.aspx#lesson1
BI Business intelligence planning http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee683867.aspx
BI Choosing a business intelligence tool in SharePoint Server http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff394320.aspx
BI Custom Solutions With PerformancePoint Services http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb848116(v=office.14).aspx
BI Custom Solutions with Excel Services http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms517343(v=office.14).aspx
BI Creating and Installing Extensions for PerformancePoint Services http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee558428.aspx
BI Excel Services overview http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee424405.aspx
BI Excel Services Administration http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee681487.aspx
BI Excel Services User-Defined Functions http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms493934.aspx
BI Exposing Business Intelligence in SharePoint 2010 http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/ff420385.aspx#lesson1
BI Hardware and Software Requirements for PowerPivot http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee210640.aspx
BI PerformancePoint Administration http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee681490.aspx
BI Planning for PerformancePoint Services http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee681486.aspx
BI Planning for Visio Services http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee663482.aspx
BI PowerPivot for SharePoint (MSDN) http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee210682.aspx
BI PowerPivot for SharePoint (TechNet) http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee210682.aspx
BI SSRS with SharePoint Integration http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee210649.aspx
BI Business Intelligence Resource Center for SharePoint 2010 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/ee692578.aspx
Core Server and Site Architecture: Object Model Overview http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms473633.aspx
Core The Administrative Object Model of Microsoft SharePoint Foundation http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc768558.aspx
Core Disposing SharePoint Objects http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee557362.aspx
Core Service Application Framework Architecture http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee536537.aspx
Core Introduction to Cmdlets for the SharePoint Management Shell http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee534955.aspx
Core Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration Namespace http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd928788(office.12).aspx
Core [MS-WSSCFGD2]: Windows SharePoint Services: Configuration Database Communications Version 2 Protocol Specification http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd928788(office.12).aspx
Core [MS-WSSCADM2]: Windows SharePoint Services Content Database Administrative Communications Version 2 Protocol Specification http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd953136(office.12).aspx
Core [MS-WSSFO2]: Windows SharePoint Services (WSS): File Operations Database Communications Version 2 Protocol Specification http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd973866(PROT.13).aspx
Core Use PowerShell to Script Changes to the SharePoint Web.config File http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2010/09/14/use-powershell-to-script-changes-to-the-sharepoint-web-config-file.aspx
Core Understanding and extending the SharePoint PowerShell snapin http://blogs.msdn.com/b/besidethepoint/archive/2011/01/10/understanding-and-extending-the-sharepoint-powershell-snapin.aspx
Core SharePoint Service Application Framework Object Model http://blogs.msdn.com/b/dtaylor/archive/2009/11/15/sharepoint-saf-object-model.aspx
Core Understanding SharePoint SPRequest http://hristopavlov.wordpress.com/2009/01/19/understanding-sharepoint-sprequest/
Core Windows PowerShell for SharePoint Foundation 2010 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee662510.aspx
Core Timer Job Reference http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff808317.aspx
Performance SharePoint (Performance, Stress ) Load Testing http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sanjaynarang/archive/2009/04/18/sharepoint-performance-stress-load-testing.aspx
Performance Capacity Planning http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=5f403ad5-0352-4c9b-841b-d73d4cb88f45
Performance Performance testing for SharePoint Server 2010 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff758659.aspx
Performance Monitoring and maintaining SharePoint Server 2010 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff758658.aspx
Performance Additional performance and capacity planning factors http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263061(office.12).aspx
Performance Performance and capacity technical case studies http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc261716.aspx
Performance ASP.NET Performance Monitoring, and When to Alert Administrators http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms972959.aspx
Search Post-installation steps for search (SharePoint Server 2010) http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee808863.aspx
Search Search in SharePoint Server 2010 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/ee518667.aspx
SQL Troubleshooting SQL for non SQL http://sharepoint/sites/gtr_sharepoint/_layouts/WordViewer.aspx
SQL Database Mirroring in SharePoint 2010 http://blogs.technet.com/b/wbaer/archive/2010/05/03/database-mirroring-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx
SQL Plan SQL Avalability with SharePoint http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc748824.aspx
SQL Configure SQL Mirroring with SharePoint http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd207314.aspx
SQL Configure SQL Mirroring script http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff628970.aspx
SQL SQL Server 2008 R2 Failover Clustering http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd207311.aspx
SQL SharePoint Performance tool http://team/sites/spses/spbbs/Shared%20Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx
SQL SQL Architecture Overview mms://spses.northamerica.corp.microsoft.com/ESMedia/spbbs/SQLArch_1of3-danav-mgarstin.wmv
SQL Introducing Common SQL Troubleshooting Tools mms://spses.northamerica.corp.microsoft.com/ESMedia/spbbs/IntroSQLTshootTools(SQL2of3)-keithelm.wmv
SQL SharePoint Basic Storage Architecture (SQL Server)  mms://spses.northamerica.corp.microsoft.com/ESMedia/spbbs/SPBasicStorageArch-rgrama.wmv
SQL SQL Nexus Tool http://sqlnexus.codeplex.com/
SQL SharePoint with RbS http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee748649.aspx
SQL Install and configure Remote BLOB Storage (RBS) with the FILESTREAM provider (SharePoint Server 2010) http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee748631.aspx
SQL Configure Disaster Recovery Farm with SharePoint 2010 http://blogs.technet.com/b/mahesm/archive/2010/04/30/configure-disaster-recovery-farm-with-sharepoint-2010.aspx
SQL Plan for Remote BLOB Storage http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff628583.aspx
SQL Configure disaster recovery across SharePoint farms by using SQL Server log shipping http://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/library/dd890507(office.12).aspx
SQL Common SQL Myths http://www.sqlskills.com/blogs/paul/CommonSQLServerMyths.pdf
SQL SQL for SharePoint Admins http://infoweb2007/cssweb/pfe/services/ip/PFEIPDoc/Forms/AllItems.aspx?RootFolder=http%3a%2f%2finfoweb2007%2fcssweb%2fpfe%2fservices%2fip%2fPFEIPDoc%2fSharePoint%2dMOSS%2fManaged%20IP%20%28Workshops%2c%20Health%20Checks%29%2fEN%2fKnowledge%20Transfer%2fSQ
Upgrades Upgrade Process Overview http://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/library/cc262483.aspx
Upgrades Understanding Feature and Code Depreciation for Upgrade to SharePoint 2010 http://www.sharepointjoel.com/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?List=0cd1a63d%2D183c%2D4fc2%2D8320%2Dba5369008acb&ID=293
Upgrades How Upgrade Affects Search Features http://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/library/cc263403.aspx
Upgrades How Other Services are Affected by Upgrade http://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/library/ee731990.aspx
Upgrades How to Remove Corrupted SharePoint Sites http://www.sharepointjoel.com/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?List=0cd1a63d%2D183c%2D4fc2%2D8320%2Dba5369008acb&ID=291
Upgrades Testing and Troubleshooting Upgrade http://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/library/ff382642.aspx
Upgrades SharePoint 2010 Site Definition Upgrade Discussion with Microsoft’s Sean Livingston http://www.sharepointjoel.com/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=309
Upgrades Redeploying Customizations and Solutions in SharePoint Foundation 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010 http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/ee662217(office.14).aspx
Upgrades Upgrade Farms that Share Services http://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/library/cc303435.aspx
Upgrades Migrate from forms-based authentication to claims-based authentication http://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/library/gg144572.aspx
Upgrades Migrate from classic-mode to claims-based authentication http://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/library/gg251985.aspx
Upgrades Understanding Visual Upgrade in SharePoint 2010 http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg454789.aspx
Upgrades Upgrading to SharePoint 2010 with PowerShell http://www.sharepointjoel.com/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=311
Upgrades 5 Reasons PreUpgradeCheck is better than Prescan http://www.sharepointjoel.com/Lists/Posts/ViewPost.aspx?ID=259
Upgrades SharePoint 2010 Upgrade: Test-SPContentDatabase – Key to Successful Upgrade http://www.sharepointjoel.com/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=288
User Profile FIM 2010 Technical Overview http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff621362(WS.10).aspx
User Profile Understanding Data Synchronization with External Systems http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff608273(WS.10).aspx
User Profile Introduction to Inbound Synchronization http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee534911(WS.10).aspx
User Profile Introduction to Outbound Synchronization http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee534904(WS.10).aspx
User Profile Introduction to User and Group Management http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee534902(WS.10).aspx
User Profile Introduction to Distribution Group Management http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee534915(WS.10).aspx
User Profile Introduction to Security Group Management http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee534903(WS.10).aspx
User Profile Creating User Profile Synchronization Exclusion Filters using the userAccountControl attribute http://www.harbar.net/archive/2011/02/22/323.aspx
User Profile SharePoint Server 2010 User Profile Synchronization with Novell eDirectory 8.8 SP6 http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2010upsedir.aspx