Archive forFebruary, 2006

I am speaking at the CiNPA meeting tomorrow 3/1/06 in Cincinnati

   I don’t know how I forgot to plug this but I did.  Whoops.  I will be speaking about what is collaboration and how SharePoint kicks butt at helping you do it.  Should be fun.  If you would like some information about attending (not that I have any Cincy readers) just let me know. And someone […]

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My return to the classroom! HOORAY!

Now that my 6 month hiatus from training is over it is back to business as usual.  (Wonder if that 6 months coinciding with SharePoint911’s 6 month anniversary has anything to do with each other?)  I will be teaching SharePoint Solutions Jumpstart course in Chicago March 7th through the 9th.  Sign up and more information […]

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How to apply a custom team site definition to a site created using the base team site definition

So I asked the question.  How do I take a site that was created with the out of the box Team Site Definition and change it to use my custom definition (that is based on the team site definition) to that site?  The only answer I was ever given was you can’t.  I was then […]

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Using a picture from the library as your site logo in a site definition.

So in our last article on site definitions we discussed how to create a site definition that creates a picture library.  And within that library we add an image that we wanted to be the default site logo.  Now we need to make one modification to our default.aspx to force the site to use our […]

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SQL 2000 vs 2005 performance test on SharePoint

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/assistance/HA100993571033.aspx Microsoft did some testing to see what kind of performance you get by use SQL 2005 instead of SQL 2000 on 64bit hardware.  Interesting results.  I have some other thoughts but I will hold them for now.  How about you?  Any comments you want to share?

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Guide to TroubleShoot WSS from Microsoft

Mart has a nice link to this word doc that is essentially a list of commons support questions for WSS and the way fix the problem.  Very nice find! http://blogs.tamtam.nl/mart/TroubleshootingWindowsSharePointServices.aspx  

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How to create a site definition that creates a picture library and populates it with an image.

Ok so I had a fun week learning how site definitions really work.  Wow!  Very cool stuff, now I see why so many of you get lost in there and never come out.  Thankfully I am back to portal search problems next week and I can escape CAML and the 1,000 fleas that come with […]

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