Friday, September 30, 2011

SharePoint Lists Vs. Database Tables

I got a question from a developer whether they should use SharePoint lists or database tables to hold the data for his application.  This is a fair question and as a consultant I will start with the standard answer:  It depends.
I will follow up that answer with the standard consultant question: what are you trying to do?  There generally isn’t one answer for any technology choice.  We need to take as many factors into account as possible.  Who will be maintaining the data?  Will the data only be used in your SharePoint application or does it need to be available across the enterprise and used by a multitude of systems?  What standards are already in place for application data?  Are there security concerns for this data?  All of these questions and more need to be answered in order to decide where you should store your data.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Creating a Domain for Users Random

I needed to create some users of my DS; I created for use in the book "Windows PowerShell Bible" for Chapter Exchange Management.

I could have done something simple like:

Released For Windows PowerShell Version 3 CTP-7 # 1

On the heels of Windows 8 release, Microsoft PowerShell team PowerShell Launches Version 3 for Windows 7 as a CTP. Here are some examples:

Friday, September 16, 2011

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Import and Export Sites on SharePoint 2010 Using PowerShell

This article will show you how to import / export operation of a particular SharePoint site using Power Shell

1. On the Start menu, click All Programs.

2. Click Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products.

3. Click SharePoint 2010 Management Shell.

4. At the Windows Power Shell command prompt type the following command:

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Download Microsoft .NET Framework 4

Microsoft. NET Framework 4 was released just a few months ago along with Visual Studio 2010. The framework is currently only available for download, but will probably be integrated into future versions of Microsoft operating system and updates.

Saturday, September 3, 2011