Trials or tribulation? Inside SharePoint 2013 workflows–Part 10

This entry is part 10 of 13 in the series Workflow

Hi there and welcome back to my series of articles that puts a real-world viewpoint to SharePoint 2013 workflow capabilities. This series is pitched more to Business Analysts, SharePoint Hackers and generally anyone who might be termed a citizen developer. This series shows the highs and lows of… Continue reading

Trials or tribulation? Inside SharePoint 2013 workflows–Part 9

This entry is part 9 of 13 in the series Workflow

Hi all and welcome to my series that aims to illustrate the trials and tribulations of SharePoint 2013 workflow to those who consider themselves as citizen developers. In case you don’t want to go all the way back to part 1, a citizen developer is basically a user… Continue reading

Confessions of a (post) SharePoint architect: The dangers of dial tone governance…

This entry is part 8 of 10 in the series confessions

Hi all and welcome to the next exciting instalment of my confessions from my work as a SharePoint architect and beyond. This is the eighth post and my last for 2012, so I will get straight into it. To recap, along the way we have examined 5 f-laws… Continue reading

Demystifying SharePoint Performance Management Part 11 – Tales from the Microsoft labs

This entry is part 11 of 11 in the series Perf

Hi all and welcome to the final article in my series on SharePoint performance management – for now anyway. Once SharePoint 2013 goes RTM, I might revisit this topic if it makes sense to, but some other blogging topics have caught my attention. To recap the entire journey,… Continue reading

Demystifying SharePoint Performance Management Part 10 – More tools of the trade…

This entry is part 10 of 11 in the series Perf

Hi all and welcome to the tenth article in my series on demystifying SharePoint performance management. I do feel that we are getting toward the home stretch here. If you go way back to Part 1, I stated my intent to highlight some common misconceptions and traps for… Continue reading

Demystifying SharePoint Performance Management Part 9 – Don’t believe everything you R/W

This entry is part 9 of 11 in the series Perf

Hi and welcome to Part 9 (bloody hell… nine!) of my series on trying to demystify SharePoint performance management a bit. If by any chance you have been asked to provide some sizing information for your organisation and you are finding the resources online a bit overwhelming, this… Continue reading

Demystifying SharePoint Performance Management Part 8 – More on SQL and SQLIO

This entry is part 8 of 11 in the series Perf

Well here we are at part 8 of my series on making SharePoint performance management that little bit easier to understand. What is interesting about this series is its timing. If by some minute chance that the marketing tsunami has passed you by at the time I write… Continue reading

Demystifying SharePoint Performance Management Part 7 – Getting at Latency, IOPS and MBPS

This entry is part 7 of 11 in the series Perf

Hi all, and welcome to part 7 of this series on SharePoint performance planning. This is the point of the series where I realise that I have much more to write about than I intended. Last time this happened I never got around to finishing the series (*blush*… Continue reading