I’m back.

I have resurfaced from the underground. My new blog is at http://www.sharepointmadscientist.com  

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Done with Training for Now.

I’m back in the office now after being out for a couple of weeks in a SQL Ranger rotation. The training was great, but I was pulled out 2 weeks early to focus on our newest product for MOSS supportability. More on that later. I’ll try to get the blog updated ASAP. There’s a lot…

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SharePoint by Day, SharePoint by Night @ SharePoint Connections in Vegas!

My buddy Andrew Connell has put together an informal SharePoint chat session. Coral Reef Bar in Mandalay Bay from 6-8p. Talking about intellectual horsepower! 16 of the brightest minds in SharePoint will be there. I wouldn’t miss this for the world and you shouldn’t either. See you there.

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Heading to Vegas for SharePoint Connections Nov 5th-8th. See you there!

I’ll be co-presenting 3 sessions at connections and have a lot of stuff to talk about and I can’t wait to hear your stories from the real world. James Petrosky and I will be giving a session on disaster recovery in SharePoint and one on capacity planning. Shane Young and I will give a session on governance. These definitely won’t be your grandpa’s sessions…

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BTW… High Availability/Disaster Recovery and SQL Licensing

If like me you are looking to eak (sp) every dollar of costs savings out of your deployments take a look at the SQL Server Pricing and Licensing paper at http://www.microsoft.com/sql/howtobuy/sqlserverlicensing.mspx. I’m not sure this is common knowledge or not, (Is it? Please comment) but your passive servers do not need licenses provide that they do…

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Inside SharePoint – Tales from Microsoft IT

The team and I have decided to start blogging collectively. http://blogs.msdn.com/insidesharepoint  No content yet, but this should be treasure trove of information in the future.  

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Extra-Strength SharePoint Developer Training

I just got back from Silicon Valley where I attended the SP401 class given by Gorilla Training.  My instructor was none other than Scot Hillier. This was a great class and I would recommend it to anyone needing to get up to speed on MOSS development and who has a basic understanding of dotNet programming. The…

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