Understand the SharePoint architecture.
- Server Roles:
Web Server, Application Server, Database Server
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Who is this?
This is the Farm Server Administrator. Possibly known as a System Administrator.
What do they do?
They are the people in change of the server and the underbelly of what is happening in SharePoint? It its not working, these are the people to call!
What kind of tools do they use?
They typically use Central Administration in order to help oversee the server and Site Collection.
How do they help us?
They are responsible for helping you set limits and governnce as it pertains to your site collection.