SharePoint 2013, 2010, 2007 & Office 365 – Features, Editions and Plans Comparison

Ever since SharePoint 2013 is released, there’s increased demand from partners and customers on feature comparison matrix between different versions of SharePoint: 2007, 2010 and 2013. They need it so that they can make informed decision about upgrading their existing SharePoint to the latest version. Unfortunately, there isn’t any official tabular matrix that provides this…

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Performance Testing Analysis Template for SharePoint Server 2010

Continuing my love for performance testing SharePoint and building on my previous posts on performance testing of SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2007, I created a template for reporting and analyzing performance test results for SharePoint 2010. It is an excel workbook. Sharing it here, as I feel, it could be useful to many others who…

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List of Site Templates in SharePoint 2010

Many times we come across the question that what site template we should use for a particular required. Whether we can use out-of-the-box template or do we need to create a custom site template? We can answer these questions only when we know about all the site templates provided by SharePoint 2010 out-of-the-box. For that…

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Custom Note Board web part, SocialCommentManager, social security trimming and Search

If you have used My Sites in SharePoint 2010, you would have seen the new Note Board web part. The Note Board web part is a generic web part and can be used in other sites also such as publishing portals, team sites etc. It enables users to leave short, publicly-viewable notes or comments about…

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Media Web Part in SharePoint 2010 – FAQ

Media Web Part (MWP) is new Silverlight based web part that can be used to play videos and audios. As it’s a new web part, there have been many doubts/questions around this web part. I plan to clear those doubts in this post using a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) format. Here we go. 1. How…

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SharePoint 2010 Performance (Stress, Load) Testing

Update on 2-Oct-2010 Last year I had written a post on SharePoint 2007 Performance Testing that had a consolidated list of various types of resources available for performing load or performance testing on SharePoint 2007. Now, as the SharePoint 2010 is RTM, I though it would be good to have similar list for SharePoint 2010…

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