Blob Cache in SharePoint

  1.What is Blob Cache? Disk-based Caching for Binary Large Objects Disk-based caching controls caching for binary large objects (BLOBs) such as image, sound, and video files, as well as code fragments. Disk-based caching is extremely fast and eliminates the need for database round trips. BLOBs are retrieved from the database once and stored on…


Moss 2007 | User Profiles | Part 2

Importing & processing data in SQL Server Tables To completely understand the next phase of import process we must first have some additional information. There are a few stored procedures that are registered in the server’s registry that are invoked during various stages of importing data from the gatherer pipeline. These can be found in…


Moss 2007 | User Profiles | Part 1

User Profiles – The Idea BehindA user profile is a record in the profile database that contains property values about a person. This information can be listed, searched and displayed to other users in the organization. In SharePoint Portal Server (SPS) 2003, the user profile store was primarily designed for use in the Intranet environment….


MOSS 2007 | Search Query Mechanism | Part 1

This blog is “Part One” of the upcoming series of blogs that would describe the high level architecture of the search query mechanism in MOSS 2007. The purpose of this blog is to explain to the reader what really happens in the background when a user performs a SharePoint search. Below is the diagram that…