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MSDN Webcast: Knee-Jerk Reactions to Proactive Solutions: Improved SharePoint Performance
What:MSDN Webcast: Knee-Jerk Reactions to Proactive Solutions: Improved SharePoint PerformanceAttend this webcast to learn one dozen easy-to-implement performance tips for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. We discuss a wide range of topics from adjusting out-of-the-box settings to identifying memory leaks in custom code. We also describe several ways to proactively improve the user experience and squeeze more performance out of a SharePoint Server farm. Anyone currently designing a SharePoint ......

Posted On Friday, July 10, 2009 4:34 PM

SharePoint Team Blog Announces SharePoint 2010 System Requirements
SharePoint Team Announces SharePoint 2010 Preliminary System Requirements Highlights The next version of SharePoint will officially be called SharePoint 2010. It was announced today that SharePoint 2010 will have the following system requirements: SharePoint Server 2010 will be 64-bit only. SharePoint Server 2010 will require 64-bit Windows Server 2008 or 64-bit Windows Server 2008 R2. SharePoint Server 2010 will require 64-bit SQL Server 2008 or 64-bit SQL Server 2005. This Upgrade Checker can be ......

Posted On Monday, May 11, 2009 10:07 PM

Review of Dallas SharePoint Techfest
Dallas SharePoint TechFest 2009 Presentations Posted Travis, Kari, Jim and I made it home late last night from the Dallas SharePoint TechFest. Our company SpringPoint was the only Managed Gold Partner from Oklahoma invited to participate and we did so proudly. We were able to attend the pre-event on Tuesday night where Joel Oleson delivered two great presentations. The first was particularly interesting because it explained the business value of www.Twitter.com. On Wednesday Jim (@wowjim) and I (@dbottjer) ......

Posted On Friday, May 8, 2009 5:20 AM

SharePoint Search Tips
Issue: How to prevent content such as list and document libraries from being indexed? Solution: Open the Advanced Settings for a SharePoint List. Check the “No” for “Allow items from this document library to appear in search results?” Note: SharePoint’s Object Model can also be used to programmatically set the list’s NoCrawl Property to false. Additional Information: Follow me on twitter @dbottjer Related Posts: Manipulating SharePoint Lists with Code 403 Error When Accessing searchspsettings.aspx ......

Posted On Wednesday, April 29, 2009 5:23 AM

News: Windows 7, Sharepoint Designer
Window 7 Release Candidate Due April 30th Windows 7 Release Candidate is expected to be available for download through MSDN and TechNet on April 30th, 2009. Ref: Windows Team Blog - Windows 7 Release Candidate Update Also Of Interest: The Windows 7 team also comment how “At the peak of the feedback cycle, we were receiving a “Send Feedback” report every 15 seconds for an entire week.” SharePoint Designer now Free! As SharePoint continues to increase in popularity, Microsoft announced SharePoint Designer ......

Posted On Saturday, April 25, 2009 5:06 PM

STL Moss CAMP 2009 Review
SharePoint | St. Louis MOSS Camp 2009 Reviewed After running into Becky Isserman at almost every SharePoint event this year, I finally had the chance to attend her “Dazzling SharePoint with Silverlight” presentation. In her presentation she demonstrated how to use tools such as blend and designer from expression suite. What I learned: Install MOSS / WSS SP1 and Infrastructure Rollup before using Silverlight within SharePoint Recommended resource: www.Silverlight.net Silverlight cannot reference the ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 21, 2009 4:44 AM

SharePoint Performance Talk At MOSS Camp
MOSS Camp 2009 Presentation | 12 Tips for Improving SharePoint Performance I’m speaking this afternoon at the St. Louis MOSS Camp 2009. I’ll be giving my SharePoint Performance presentation “From Knee Jerk Reactions to Proactive Solutions - 12 Tips for Improving SharePoint Performance.” If you’re in the area please join us. There is a great group of speakers presenting today including fellow Tulsan David Walker and KC Office Geeks Leader Becky Isserman. Hope To See you at MOSS Camp! For More on MOSS ......

Posted On Saturday, April 18, 2009 2:29 PM

Talking SharePoint Best Practices with Spence Harbar
SharePoint Best Practices Chat with Spencer Harbar Background: I met Spencer Harbar (SharePoint MVP) at the 2009 MVP Summit. My friend AC introduced us. Spencer and Andrew both recently spoke at the European SharePoint Best Practices Conference. Spencer was kind enough to take a few minutes to chat about his slide deck he made available. The following is a transcript of our conversation: Spence says: http://www.harbar.net/archi... dbottjer says: ......

Posted On Friday, April 17, 2009 5:18 AM

SharePOint: Excessive SPRequests Objects
Issue: SharePoint Sites may log “Excessive SPRequest Objects,” under normal use. When I first saw this message I began thinking the worst… somewhere in our code we are not disposing of objects. The Good News: Well after some deeper research it turns out the “Excessive SPRequest Objects” message is often logged by SharePoint because "The default threshold to get the above warning is 8 - which is actually far too small for real life scenarios as we have seen that with navigation controls on your master ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 14, 2009 10:23 PM

Rad Editor AND the MOSS Image Manager
Configure the RAD Editor Lite to use the MossImageManager The RAD Editor Lite is a common replacement for the out-of-the-box MOSS 2007 Rich Text Editor. The RAD editor is really quite feature rich. However, on a recent project we didn’t like how the RAD Editor was handling image uploads through the editor. After a little digging through some help docs we found out you can easily configure the RAD Editor to use the default MOSS Image Manager. Solution: To use the MOSS Image Manager you need to modify ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 14, 2009 9:56 PM

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