Key Updates in System Center Monitoring Pack for SharePoint 2013

System Center Monitoring Packs (previously known as Management Packs), for both SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint Foundation 2013, were released on November 8, 2012. You can download them at the download center: System Center Monitoring Pack for SharePoint Server 2013  http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35590 System Center Monitoring Pack for SharePoint Foundation 2013 http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35591  Key Updates in System Center…


Introducing Search Schema for SharePoint 2013

Audience: Search Admin/ITPro What is the search schema? The search schema is a mechanism in SharePoint search that controls: Which aspects (properties) of items are to be indexed How and with what indexing structures particular pieces of data are indexed Which aliases can be used when querying using property restrictions What does this mean really?…


New “Authentication in SharePoint 2013 Learning Roadmap” topic in the TechNet Wiki

The Authentication in SharePoint 2013 Learning Roadmap topic is now available. Consider the following questions: I don’t know anything about a technology or product. What is the fastest way to build expertise? Real world example: I just got assigned this new technology. Do I really have to wade through the mountains of potential content out…


New: Scenario pages for SharePoint 2013

SharePoint 2013 has many great ways to help you get things done. We want to highlight a few of these, so we have created scenario pages that explain a specific scenario and provide content to help you understand, implement, and use it easily. Scenario pages allow you to view key resources based on selected stages…


Introducing the SharePoint Hybrid Configuration Scenario

A SharePoint 2013 hybrid environment consists of an on-premises SharePoint 2013 farm and a tenancy in the new SharePoint Online.  The integration of the two allows you to use certain resources from the two constituent environments to build unified solutions.  These solutions then run seamlessly across the two. A SharePoint 2013 hybrid environment supports these…


Find us at the SharePoint Conference 2012

Today kicks off the first day of the SharePoint Conference 2012, and nearly 10,000 attendees are primed and ready for it. If you are on Twitter, follow the profile @SPConf as well as the hashtag #SPC12 for real-time updates and announcements. The SPC page on Facebook will also be active.  Also, make the most of the event while you are…