Link to "SharePoint patching demystified" by Stefan Gossner

This link has been making the rounds lately and I wanted to share it.   SharePoint patching demystified by Stefan Gossner:


Project 2010 and Project Server 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2) Released!

Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Project 2010 and Project Server 2010 has been released. As with any service pack (SP) or cumulative update (CU), please run the installation and perform functionality validation testing in a test environment using the link below before installing in production.


Dec 2012 CUs

As part of my role as a dedicated support engineer, I proactively perform upgrade tests on customer databases that I bring in-house to my testing servers.  After I restore the databases on a server with the customer’s current CU level, I perform functionality validation testing prior to the upgrade to ensure everything works as it…


SharePoint Server 2010 Update Testing Procedure

SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack and Cumulative Update Testing Process      Contents   Disclaimer 3 1.      Software Updates Overview.. 4 2.      Documentation and Testing Schedule. 5 2.1        This Document 5 2.2        Document the Environment 5 2.3        Validated Current/Future Service Packs and Cumulative Updates Doc. 6 2.4     Schedule of Testing and Maintenance Windows. 6 3.     …