Archive for January, 2010

Service Applications in SharePoint 2010

January 25, 2010

I’ve spent a fair amount of time recently getting up to speed with SharePoint 2010.  One of the features that surprised me the most is the new Service Applications framework.  TechNet defines Service applications as “a resource that can be shared across sites within a farm or, in some cases, across multiple farms.”  Previously resources […]

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TriSPUG Feb Meeting – SharePoint Disaster Recovery

January 19, 2010

I’ll be giving a presentation on SharePoint Disaster Recovery at the Triangle SharePoint User Group’s February 2nd meeting. During the presentation I’ll give an overview of SharePoint Disaster Recovery including identifying where things are stored, different approaches and tools for performing back ups and how to recover from a couple of common disaster situations within […]

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Troubleshooting Page Loading Issues

January 18, 2010

This article will cover some techniques that I typically use for troubleshooting performance issues when loading a particular page in SharePoint.  Troubleshooting the overall platform and member servers are outside the scope of this article. On occasion I have run into situations where a specific page or collection of pages take longer than expected to […]

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Site Topology Planning and Taxonomies

January 13, 2010

In the previous article SharePoint Site Topology Planning I discussed some of the technical implications of organizing the the sites within one or more applications, site collections, and sub-sites.  The article started to get pretty long so I decided to save the taxonomy part of the discussion for a separate article. Organizing Sites In the […]

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SharePoint Site Topology Planning

January 11, 2010

This is the next in a series of articles addressing core SharePoint implementation topics.  I hope that this is valuable to both groups looking to implement SharePoint for the first time as well as groups planning planning for an upgrade or migration to SharePoint 2010. A Series of Containers I tend to think about SharePoint […]

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SharePoint Saturday Anniversary

January 9, 2010

This weekend is the one year anniversary of SharePoint Saturday which kicked off in Virginia Beach, VA last January.  I’m not sure what Michael Lotter and the other originators were thinking when they put it together, but surely it has surpassed their wildest imaginations.  There were at my count, 27 events last year.  That is […]

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Raleigh SPTweetup and SharePint – Wed Jan 6th

January 4, 2010

For anyone in the central North Carolina area, there is going to be a SharePoint Tweetup / SharePint on Wednesday January 6th at 6:30PM at Danny’s BBQ in Morrisville, NC.  SharePoint Joel will be passing through on a cross-country bbq tour and meeting up with some of the local SharePoint people.  Looks like we should […]

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