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SharePoint Performance – Back End Tuning

In my previous articles on SharePoint performance tuning, I discussed Front-End performance issues. Those tips were to improve performance to your environment, but if you neglect the final piece of the puzzle – Back End performance optimization for SharePoint – you won’t get serious results: Hardware Bottlenecks: You should constantly monitor  system resources on SharePoint Servers and […]

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SharePoint Performance Tuning – Resource Throttling

First introduced with SharePoint 2010, Resource Throttling allows the farm administrator to control the overall performance of a SharePoint farm. The biggest performance bottleneck in SharePoint sites is usually large lists, which either have numerous items in a list or have very large items in a list. Here, the rule is very simple – the […]

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SharePoint Performance Tuning – Part 2

In the previous part of the SharePoint Performance Tuning series we configured  file-based caching for the Web Front-End SharePoint server. Now, we still stay with the Front-End Enabling Kerberos Authentication If your sites are serving numerous requests at a time, and you are experiencing a slow page load, you should consider switching the site-level authentication […]

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SharePoint Performance Tuning – Part 1

I was recently looking for the SharePoint 2010 performance articles on Microsoft pages and established blogs, and found that most of them weren’t covering all the details. Some of them simply described MS SQL-based tips, , some were straight system related, and it was extremely hard to find useful SharePoint-based performance tips. I’ve decided to try to […]

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Migrate Content in SharePoint 2010

In this tutorial I will describe  how to migrate  content between SharePoint site collections and even entire farms. Very often you need to clone, copy or just create testing environment out of your production sites so the good migration procedures are essential to every SharePoint administrator. The best tool for content migration is the export / import functionality. […]

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Business Connectivity Services (BCS) in SharePoint 2010

Business Connectivity Services (BCS) are the   upgraded version of Business Data Catalog  from SharePoint Server 2007. BCS allow you to connect your SharePoint based content with external data (often called LOB Data – Line Of Business Data). With this powerful functionality you can read the data from external sources and  edit them directly from SharePoint sites or web […]

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Using SharePoint Offline with SharePoint Workspace – Part 2

In Using SharePoint Offline Part I we looked at the SharePoint Workspace  configuration tool, the installation and  the available settings  to be configured. Now   actually use the offline features of SharePoint 2010 with SharePoint Workspace 2010. There are two ways to synchronize SharePoint content with your local offline store – Synchronizing  SharePoint Site content using […]

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Diagnostic Logging in SharePoint

SharePoint includes diagnostic logging and event reporting that can used to troubleshoot errors may be encountered in SharePoint. The below steps will enable SharePoint diagnostic logging: Navigate to the Operations page on the Central Administration site. Select Diagnostic Logging in the Logging and Reporting section and the Diagnostic Logging page will appear. On the Customer […]

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Monitoring Site Usage in SharePoint

A frequent issue with SharePoint is that admins have little  idea how it is being used. SharePoint does however provide several tools for monitoring  usage and capturing and reporting  errors.  Both WSS and MOSS provide comprehensive site usage  reports which are available at all the levels of the server farm from the SSP to each individual […]

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Using SharePoint Offline with SharePoint Workspace

What is SharePoint Workspace 2010? SharePoint Workspace 2010 is a tool that simply takes your SharePoint sites offline. With only few mouse clicks you can synchronize all your online SharePoint libraries and documents, and store them locally on your compute and you are no longer tied to the company network. After offline work, when you […]

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