Newly Published Project Server Content 11/08

Enterprise disaster recovery for Project Server 2007 This series of articles describes procedures and best practices for backing up and restoring Office Project Server 2007 using SQL Server tools. Deploy cumulative updates (Project Server 2007) This article describes how to install Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 cumulative updates. Plan for disaster recovery in Project Server…


New Enterprise Project Management Virtual Lab!

The very first EPM-related VirtualLab was recently released! A hosted Virtual Machine accessible to everyone via WEB is free to use with only registration being required.   Available via Project Server TechCenter http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/office/projectserver/. Direct link to the Lab is here.   The lab content:   Exercise 1:  Using built-in capability of Analysis Services in the…


Newly Published Project Portfolio Server Content for October

Environment Migration Guide This guide describes how to migrate Microsoft Office Project Portfolio Server 2007 from one environment to another one. This scenario is frequently used to duplicate a production environment as a QA or Development environment. Gateway Guide  This guide describes the Gateway functionality for syncing Microsoft Office Project Portfolio Server 2007 with Microsoft…


Microsoft Project Server 2007 IT Professional TechNet Webcast Series

I just wanted to pass on word that starting October 1st, 2008, Michael Jordan (Lead Architect – MCS EPM Global Practice | WW COE for EPM) will present a series of Project Server 2007 webcast on TechNet targeted at IT Professionals.  These 60 minutes webcasts will present in details key aspects to consider when you…


Newly Published Project Server Content for September

GPS Assistance in Roadmapping an EPM Deployment: How do you create a roadmap for an EPM implementation? This is the latest white paper by Chris Vandersluis in the “From the Trenches — Deploying the EPM Solution in the Real World” column on the Project Server TechCenter page. Project Server 2007 Hyper-V guide This downloadable, 37-page…


Newly Published Project Server Content for August

Plan for using Project Server 2007 in a Hyper-V virtual environment   This article compares virtual server environments to physical server environments and explains special considerations for deploying and using Microsoft Office Project 2007 in a virtual server environment.  Manage Active Directory synchronization in Project Server 2007   This article has been updated to include additional best…


Microsoft Project Server Hyper-V Guides

I just wanted to leave a note on here for readers that we are currently working on getting a Project Server Hyper-V guide published within the next couple weeks. This week expect to see a “newly published” post that includes a link to a new article on TechNet titled “Using Project Server 2007 in a Hyper-V…


Newly Published Project Server Content – July 2008

Report Data Service optimizations for custom fields    This article provides some tips and examples that can help optimize custom reporting solutions built for the Reporting Database (RDB) of Office Project Server 2007. If you are interested in building custom views or applying custom indexes on any views in the RDB, read this article for some…


Newly Published Content – Project Server Post SP1 Infrastructure Update

The Infrastructure Update for Project Server 2007 (and Project Professional 2007) has been released and is now available for download. For a  thorough explanation of the Project Infrastructure Update including download information, installation instructions, FAQ’s, and links to knowledge base articles, I suggest reading Christophe Fiessinger’s Blog or the Office Project Blog. Published the week…


Newly Published Project Server Content

TechNet Content Best practices for managing the Microsoft Office Project Server Queue Service This article describes best practices for managing and troubleshooting the Queue system in Office Project Server 2007. View the ULS logs for queue job entries This article describes how to view Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 queue job entries in the ULS…