Changes from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013

If you are planning to migrated from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 you should read the following artice which discusses changes between the two versions: Changes from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 The article describes the features in SharePoint 2010 Products that have been deprecated or removed from SharePoint 2013. Deprecated features are included in…

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Certain Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 installation scenarios are not supported

If you are planning to use SharePoint 2013 you should be familiar with the following article which outlines unsupported Installation scanarios for SharePoint 2013:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2764086/en-us As summary the following Scenarios are unsupported: Installation on Resilient File System (ReFS) – only NTFS is supported Installation on a machine which is not joined to a domain Installation on…

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August 2012 CU for SharePoint 2007 has been released

The product group released the August 2012 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2007 product family. The KB articles can be found at the following locations: KB 2687331 – WSS 3.0 KB 2687330 – MOSS 2007 The Full Server Packages for August 2012 CU are available through the following links: Download WSS 3.0 August 2012 CU…

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August 2012 CU for SharePoint 2010 has been released

The product group released the August 2012 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2010 product family. Be aware that the August Cumulative Update for SharePoint 2010 is a Post-SP1 hotfix. That means that you should ensure that SP1 is installed before the August CU. The KB articles for August CU can be found at the following…

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Guidance on modifying pre-defined content types has been published

Microsoft has published a whitepaper with an official guidance on modifying pre-defined content types. You can find the white paper here: Word Version: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=260922 PDF Version: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=260923 The whitepaper includes possible alternatives for modifying the content types and also a list of known issues that can occur if pre-defined content types are modified. The most…

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High Memory consumption in MOSS 2007 caused by blob caching on MySite web application

Recently I had another service request where a customer reported high memory consumption in combination with the famous “Potentially excessive number of SPRequest objects (1007) currently unreleased on thread 17” message. You might notice the very high number (1007) in the message. While analyzing the callstack of the allocation we noticed that all these SPRequest…

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SharePoint memory leak caused by incorrect web.config settings

Today I analyzed a memory dump which showed an interesting pattern. Based on the dump several hundred SPRequest objects had been allocated on a single thread for a single request. Each SPRequest object has a pretty large unmanaged COM object behind which controls the connection to the SQL database. So each SPRequest object adds a…

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What’s new for developers in SharePoint 2013

Learn about new features and functionality in SharePoint 2013 Preview, including the new Cloud App Model, development tools, platform enhancements, mobile apps, and more. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj163091(v=office.15).aspx This page contains a huge amount of information on various different dev related topics. My personal highlights are Cloud App Model REST endpoints New client and server APIs Remote Event…

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Developer trainings for Office 2013 and SharePoint 2013

Developer-focused how to training and walkthrough videos about Office 2013 and SharePoint 2013 including changes and new features for search, social, ECM, WCM, and REST are now available on MSDN. Learn about apps for Office and SharePoint. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-US/office/apps/fp123626

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