Enabling Multi Tenant Support in SharePoint 2010

SharePoint 2010 adds some new features to support hosting environments, which we generally refer to as multi tenant support.  In the beta release, the core multitenant infrastructure is not turned on by default.  It requires a custom service application to be provisioned, and once that's done you can begin configuring the different pieces of multi…

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Playing with Large List Throttling

If you've followed my blog entries by now then you've seen quite a bit of information on throttling for large lists in SharePoint 2010.  One of the things you may find is that you will have scenarios where you want to be able to toggle the enforcement of the throttling on a list by list…

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File Not Found Error with SharePoint 2010 and Visual Studio 2010

Hey folks, I've had this happen to me a couple of times and it's driven me a little crazy figuring out what was going on.  You may use Visual Studio 2010 to create a new SharePoint 2010 application.  You do something innocuous like using (SPSite theSite = new SPSite(myUrl)) and when the code executes, you…

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Large List Throttling for External Lists in SharePoint 2010

I’ve already done one post with information on the new list throttling features in SharePoint 2010.  This week the question came up about how that applies, or what applies, to throttling lists based on External Content Types (ECT).  These are lists that you’ll also hear called Virtual Lists sometimes or External Lists, and refer to…

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SharePoint 2010 Training Courses on Channel 9

And now a message from our sponsors… Today, Channel 9 launched two new training courses for SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010 created by developers for developers.  Channel 9 has always been about giving direct access to the engineers and future technologies from Microsoft, and now we’re extending this successful formula to bring you training that will…

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Configuring Forms Based Authentication in SharePoint 2010

Hopefully folks are starting to get some use out of the multitude of SharePoint 2010 postings I’ve been tossing up here.  This is a new one that I was a little hesitant to put together…given my history in SharePoint 2007 I don’t want to become typecast but…in this post I’ll give a quick walk through…

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SharePoint 2010 Developer Events for December, 2009

Hey folks, there is going to be a couple of SharePoint 2010 developer events in the Florida area in December.  They are going to be managed / taught by Paul Stubbs, who is doing a lot of our internal SharePoint development training work.  The events are going to be December 3rd in Ft. Lauderdale and…

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Using the SharePoint 2010 Client Object Model – Part 1

SharePoint 2010 introduces a new client side object model (hereafter referred to as the “client OM”) for retrieving data.  It supports a subset of functionality contained in the server side object model, but generally speaking gives you ready access to the data in your SharePoint site using standard object model nomenclature.  Before I actually get…

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Using the SharePoint 2010 Client Object Model – Part 2

In part 1 of this post, I described some general features of the new client object model (“client OM”) that is included with SharePoint 2010.  I also walked through a pattern for retrieving a collection of all of the lists in a web using that object model.  In this posting, we’ll extend our example further…

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Using the SharePoint 2010 Client Object Model – Part 3

In the first two parts of this posting I described the pattern you can use to retrieve data with the client object model (“client OM”).  I showed how to use the same pattern to retrieve both a set of lists, as well as data contained within a single list.  In this post we’ll talk about…

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