SharePoint 2010 virtual machines for evaluation

Hello all, the latest news I would like to share for all IT-Pro’s out there is the availability of a complete virtual machine (VHD) for Hyper-V we published! This is a very handy setup for a quick overview on SharePoint 2010 and how it works. Not only for demonstration but also for testing and playing…

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End of Support Lifecycle for Windows XP SP2/2000

As already published in several blog postings all over the web since December 2009, still some customers are asking for the Microsoft Support Lifecycle of WIndows XP SP2 and Windows 2000. To post again the information about this topic and to remind customers to plan upgrade/migration considerations from Windows XP and 2000 up to the…

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SharePoint 2010 free online conference - Bits from the Edge

There is a new announcement for the February 18th 2010 Development – Bits from the edge in a virtual conference! The SharePoint 2010 Development offers a virtual online conference with everything that an in-person, peer-to-peer-to-expert event offers(vConference is provided by the “SharePoint Pro” and Keynote sponsors as Microsoft and many more.) — without the travel,…

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SharePoint 2010 Public Beta to RTM Upgrade

Besides my running SharePoint 2010 Resource Guide series, today I want to post here some very important information around this topic! I recently noticed several requests on “Upgrades and Supportability from public Beta 2010 to RTM”. Therefore I may share this Information again and post it here for all of you facing the same question…

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SPS 2010 Public Beta Install and Setup Notes

Ok, all in one, these are the order of steps to be done when you want to install and start successfully the Public beta of SharePoint 2010! Read “Determine Hardware and Software requirements” Check the preliminary requirements for software and patches as described here: SPS 2010 Setup Requirements Prepare your Server 2008 accordingly with all…

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SharePoint 2010 Pre-Install Download Links

As described in my post on SharePoint 2010 – Setup requirements, while PSConfig Wizard is running, additional software components are required. For environments where Servers are not connected to internet for security reasons this makes it a bit difficult but I’ll provide the links for download them manually to install. NOTE! This post applies to…

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SharePoint 2010 – Setup requirements

Preliminary soft- and hardware requirements and prerequisites for SharePoint 2010 beta installation. ***Update 2010-03-31*** We’ve seen some confusion in the newsgroups and elsewhere on the versions and editions of Windows that SharePoint 2010 will run on. This post is meant to clarify some of the most common questions we have seen. SharePoint 2010 will support…

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SharePoint 2010 – Resource guide

from the early experiences with the SharePoint 2010 beta and RTM, I’ll post here a list of articles, links and resources all around SPS 2010 from the beginning 😉 Have fun! Table of Content (TOC) on SharePoint 2010 Beta and RTM resource guides – Preliminary Setup requirements  – SharePoint 2010 Pre-Install Download Links – Install and Setup…

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