Project Server Best practices for virtualization

I know of lot of you are virtualizing our application, this recent article for SharePoint 2010 is a great reminder of best practices for Project Server 2010 as well: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh295699.aspx Use hardware-assisted virtualization Enable hyper-threading on processors that support this technology Configure Non-Uniform Memory Access correctly Configure the Hyper-V host for optimal performance Maintain version…


Must read: SharePoint 2010 Virtualization Guidance and Recommendations

Just got published: SharePoint 2010 Virtualization Guidance and Recommendations a must read for anyone looking at SharePoint 2010 and Project Server 2010 virtualization: Overview This white paper illustrates best practices for virtualizing SharePoint Server 2010 on Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V. Technical decision makers, such as architects and systems administrators, can use this information…


Database Maintenance for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products

Database, database, database, yes there are plenty of them and guess what you need to maintain them for optimal performance! A MUST read for all farm admin, and I hope you all carefully implement maintenance plans: Database Maintenance for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products This white paper provides information and guidelines for maintaining the databases that…


Check out SharePoint Diagnostic Studio 2010, SPDiag 3.0

Following the recent release of Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administration Toolkit v2.0 every consultant and farm/pwa administrator should check out the new SharePoint Diagnostic Studio 2010 (SPDiag 3.0). A peak below of running SPDiag in the standard demo virtual machine and some of the reports you can generate. Will definitely be very useful to troubleshoot performance…


Microsoft Project Server 2010 Virtualization

Quick post to remind you what recommendations and resources are available to plan deploying Project Server 2010 in a virtual environment: Virtualization does not provide parity with physical machines without proper planning Overhead exists with any virtualization technology Proper planning will help to achieve near-parity, resources: Infrastructure Deployment Planning Guides http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/solutionaccelerators/ee395429.aspx Understand resource costs http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc768536(BTS.10).aspx…


Microsoft Project Server 2007/2010 Internet Explorer 9 Support

*** Update November 2011 *** With the recent release of Project Server Service Pack 1 and recent IE9 updates, Project 2010 is now fully compatible with IE9 Internet Explorer (IE) 9 was launched on Monday, March 14th. We have been working very closely with the Internet Explorer (IE) team to ensure that our customers can…


SharePoint Server 2010: Operations Framework and Checklists

Excellent whitepaper recently released your should all carefully read and implement: SharePoint Server 2010: Operations Framework and Checklists Table of Content: SharePoint Server 2010: Operations Framework and Checklists Contents Operations Management and Monitoring of a SharePoint Server 2010 Environment Microsoft Operations Framework Best Practices for SharePoint Environments Monitoring SharePoint Operations Management Operations Checklist Monitoring SharePoint…


Must Read: Professional SharePoint 2010 Administration

A must have for all SharePoint and Project Server farm administrators, PMO administrators and consultants: Professional SharePoint 2010 Administration from Todd Klindt, Shane Young, and Steve Caravajal (ISBN: 978-0-470-53333-8, Wrox, 840 pages, June 2010). I really enjoyed the breadth of topics, the expertise and advices as well as the writing style from the authors. A…


MS10-070 Released Out-of-Band Today

Following this initial post last week: Security Advisory 2416728 (Vulnerability in ASP.NET) and Microsoft Project Server 2010 please find this announcements that impacts all Project Server 2010 and 2007 farms: MS10-070 Released Out-of-Band Today Additional links: Out of Band Release to Address Microsoft Security Advisory 2416728 Security Advisory 2416728 (Vulnerability in ASP.NET) and SharePoint.


Security Advisory 2416728 (Vulnerability in ASP.NET) and Microsoft Project Server 2010

Dear Project Server 2010 customers and partners please read this blog post carefully from the SharePoint team: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sharepoint/archive/2010/09/21/security-advisory-2416728-vulnerability-in-asp-net-and-sharepoint.aspx For more information: Microsoft Security Advisory (2416728) – Vulnerability in ASP.NET Could Allow Information Disclosure Security Advisory 2416728 Released – Microsoft Security Response Center Blog Understanding the ASP.NET Vulnerability – Microsoft Security Research & Defense Blog Important:…