Month: July 2008

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The Ongoing Saga of WinMac – Back to Vista

For about a month now I’ve been running Windows Server 2008 on a Macbook Pro. My initial theory was that Win2k8 + Hyper-V + Macbook Pro would beat the pants off of any Vista system in terms of virtual machine performance. My experience running this configuration validates that theory – Win2k8 on this machine is […]

ISPA is Here!

Today marks the official launch of the International SharePoint Professionals Association (ISPA). This is an exciting project that I have been involved with for some time. Go to the ISPA web site and Bob Fox’s blog to get the official lowdown. From my perspective, what excites me the most about this organization is the tremendous […]

D/FW SharePoint Community July Meeting

Join me at the July meeting of the D/FW SharePoint Community. I will be doing a presentation on Configuring MOSS for Optimal Performance (hey, me, doing an Admin talk? What’s the world coming to?) and Idera will be discussing various management and monitoring tools for SharePoint. During the Developer breakout sessions Rajesh Satluri will show […]

Happy Independence Day

To all of you in the US, and those Americans currently residing in other countries, I’d like to wish you and yours a very happy Independence Day (or, as my friends in the UK like to call it, "Getting Rid of the Colonies Day").  May your beer be cold, your barbecue spicy, and your fireworks […]

System.IO.IOException Error in the Configuration Wizard

To make a very long story very short, I’m rebuilding a production server farm from the ground up due to improper sizing of the server root partitions when the project was initiated. Fortunately, I built the farm with full redundancy so I can pull servers out, have them rebuilt, and put them back into production […]