How to structure the URL namspace
can be used in a variety of environments, from the small, departmental server to a large server farm at an ISP. To suit these environments, running on an IIS 6.0 platform allows you to set up your URL namespace in several configurations, each of which is based on the type of site you want to create. supports the following types of sites:
You can create multiple site collections with a network domain name as the URL, for example, http://mysite or http://mysite.mycorp.com. Use domain-named sites to allow users to create short, simple URLs.
You can also create multiple site collections that are named as subfolders of a domain URL, for example, http://myserver/sites/mysite or http://www.mycorp.com/myOffice/MyGroup/mysite. Use subfolder-named sites to show the hierarchy of sites in your organization.