Case Study : Coca Cola Enterprises on SharePoint Online!

Its only been about 25 months since I posted.  Lets just say business is good and it keeps me busy 🙂  A quick update – I am now Senior Escalation Engineer for SharePoint Online in the Online Services Division at Microsoft.  Here is recently released case study on one of our customers Coca Cola Enterprises…

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SharePoint IIS Traffic Analysis

SharePoint IIS Traffic Analysis Internally we have experienced situations where internal users have built tools or solutions which have negatively affected performance for our SharePoint users.  This can be done in different ways such as Setting up multiple MOSS Farms to crawl our customer facing front ends at high performance setting or creating a custom application…

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MSIT SharePoint Reporting Framework 2.0 Released!

I am pleased to announce I have finished version 2.0 of the MSIT SharePoint Reporting Framework.  Versions 1.0 was used heavily internally for our service metrics and operational tracking.  With version 2.0 many great improvements have come out of it, additionally with the release to the public 🙂  I encourage everyone to head over and…

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Online Services from Microsoft Launched! (SharePoint , Exchange among others)

“Online services from Microsoft are hosted solutions for businesses with advanced IT needs, including the ability to control access to data, manage users, apply business and compliance policy, and meet high availability standards. These services deliver the core enterprise-class capabilities of Microsoft software as hosted business services, providing the performance, scalability, security, management features, and…

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High Performance Upgrades for MOSS 2007 & WSS 3.0 (Database Migration Methods)

If you’re looking for the best performance and quickest upgrade I highly recommend the Database Migration approach.  At MSIT our preferred method is such, it allows a creative flexible upgrade path that has the fastest throughput.  Using a method we call parallel upgrades,  in MSIT we were able to upgrade at 4 times faster than…

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SharePoint Site Moves, Database Moves and Balancing Growth

SharePoint adoption is at an all time high right now with the release of MOSS 2007 and WSS 3.0, this is wonderful for your investment but can be a nightmare for a poorly planned deployment that was not ready for massive growth.  Certain operational tasks may be on the horizon to better balance your content…

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SharePoint PG pre-release of Community Kit for Sharepoint!

The CKS:EBE was designed to enhance and extend the functionality of the built-in blog feature in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. By leveraging its innovative Modular Theme Framework (MTF), your blog can look nothing like a typical SharePoint blog while retaining the ease of use of the SharePoint blog’s built-in functionality. You can modify an existing…

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Sharepoint Reporting Methods

Reporting in SharePoint can be very helpful for all types of scenarios, storage growth projection, weekly service reviews, operational tracking for backups / restores and more. Below are a few scripts that I have wrote for MOSS 2007 / WSS3.0, These can be used to pull all kinds of good information that might not be available from the Front…

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