Why I love Chargebacks

There are two simple truths in IT and in life that should be considered: Technology infrastructure is not free… there is always a cost to someone somewhere. As long as something is free, there is no reason to limit or manage my use or consumption of it. If both of these are true, why is…


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If you’re a good SharePoint Administrator, this should be your default answer for most requests that you receive. No, I’m not crazy, and yes, I’m serious. Don’t believe me? Let me ask some basic questions: What is the single most important job of any System Administrator? (Hint: It’s not installing the software.) Let me ask…

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There is no App server…

I had an opportunity recently to ask (repeatedly) various experts and product group team members a very simple question: Why do we (Microsoft) purpetuate the “N tier” (web/app/data) myth in SharePoint? I’m not crazy… but I’m not living in 1998 anymore either. Back then (weird to say, isn’t it?), everyone was on the “everything should…

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