Understanding SharePoint – Part 6 – Duplicate Content Sources bound to multiple indexes causes duplicate alerts to be fired

I had a theory that this caused problems and validated it today while working with a customer who has a large number of content sources spread across multiple indexes. Note: First of all, poking around through the UI to look at all the details of indexes, content sources, etc is a real pain.  Thus (You…

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Understanding SharePoint – Part 5 – Keep those webs small if you must use SMIGRATE

Understanding SharePoint – Part 5 – Keep those webs small if you must use SMIGRATE This is the fifth post in a series in regards to “Not being mislead by what your seeing :)” DISCLAIMER: This post may include steps that guide you through issuing statements against your SharePoint content databases.  By no means does…

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Understanding SharePoint – Part 4 – Lock those sites before performing backups to prevent orphaned entries!

Understanding SharePoint – Part 4 – Lock those sites before performing backups to prevent orphaned entries! This is the fourth post in a series in regards to “Not being mislead by what your seeing :)” DISCLAIMER: This post may include steps that guide you through issuing statements against your SharePoint content databases.  By no means…

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Understanding SharePoint – Part 3 – Just because your database is larger doesn’t necessarily mean that your index size will be

Understanding SharePoint – Part 3 – Just because your database is larger doesn’t necessarily mean that your index size will be This is the third post in a series in regards to “Not being mislead by what your seeing :)” DISCLAIMER: This post shows using Query Analyzer to issue statements against your SharePoint content databases. …

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Understanding SharePoint – Part 1 – Understanding the SharePoint Portal Server Indexer

Understanding SharePoint – Part 1 – Understanding the SharePoint Portal Server Indexer This is the first in a series of posts in regards to “Not being mislead by what your seeing :)” In the next post in this series, I’ll talk about The Infamous Query Plan Bug, and the origins of SPSiteManager Be careful not…

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