Stefan Goßner

Senior Escalation Engineer for SharePoint Products and Technologies

WSS/MOSS – Common Issue – SQL Deadlocks during STSADM import operations

In the last couple of weeks I have seen several cases where STSADM import operations failed with random exceptions. With other words: performing the same import into an empty site collection multiple times the import operation failed at different points during the import. Checking the ULS logs showed errors like the following: 10/20/2008 12:47:26.59 STSADM.EXE… Read more

SPDisposeCheck tool has been official announced

I have discussed problems with missing dispose for SPWeb and SPSite objects earlier on my blog (e.g. here and here) and Roger has provided a guidance for specific coding patterns which can cause problems such problems. In the last couple of month I have been involved in a project driven by Roger Lamb to create… Read more

Learning Track: SharePoint for Developers – Part 1 now hosts a brand-new learning track: SharePoint for Developers, Part I Ramp Up is a free, online, community-based program that can help users save time in learning Microsoft technology. The easy-to-access content (provided by subject-matter gurus) is specifically tailored to the Ramp Up program, and offered in a variety of forms (whitepaper, v-lab, codecast… Read more