How to Scale Out a SharePoint 2010 Farm From Two-Tier to Three-Tier By Adding A Dedicated Application Server

Many small to medium-sized organizations start using SharePoint in a “two-tier” server farm topology.  The two tiers consist of: Tier 1 – SharePoint Server with all web page serving and all Service Applications running on it Tier 2 – A SQL Server to store the SharePoint databases – the SQL Server could be dedicated to the farm or it might be shared with other non-SharePo... »