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SharePoint 2010 Hosting :: Performance of SharePoint Hosting 2010 EXPLAINED!

 

 If you are looking for a web hosting plan that works as hard as you do then SharePoint hosting 2010 is exactly what you need to get the job done.  As a matter of fact, SharePoint hosting services provides you with an easy way to build a top performing team.  As you begin comparing different plans you will have a whole new perspective on the best methods for communicating with your team. SharePoint hosting 2010 gives you the competitive edge…

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SharePoint 2010 Hosting :: How to Fix the error message “Your search cannot be completed because this site is not assigned to an indexer”

 

 SharePoint 2010 Foundation problems encountered when doing a quick spin-up of a test instance.    – Search service wouldn’t start – Performing a search returned the error “Your search cannot be completed because this site is not assigned to an indexer” To allow the search service to start the credentials assigned to the service were changed from Local Service to Local System. To fix the “not assigned to indexer” error use Central Administration. Navigate to “Manage content databases.” Make sure you…

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Sharepoint 2010 Hosting :: How to Setup Sharepoint 2010 Search Function

 

 In SharePoint 2007, if you created a new site collection using the ‘Collaboration Portal’ template, it would come with a number of sites, including the Search Center. In SharePoint 2010, this is no longer the case. There isn’t a Collaboration Portal template for starters, the nearest you’ll find is the Enterprise Wiki template which is my recommended starting point for Intranets, KM and Collaborative Sites. (Side note: Another example of poor usability on Microsoft’s part. The Enterprise Wiki template is…

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SharePoint 2010 Hosting :: Advantages of SharePoint 2010 Service Application over SSP

 

 In SharePoint 2010, Shared Service Providers (SSP’s) are replaced by Service Applications. Services are no longer combined into a SSP. They run independently as a service application. The service application architecture is now also built into Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010, in contrast to the Shared Services Provider (SSP) architecture that was only part of Office SharePoint Server 2007. A key benefit here is that all services are installed by default and there is no SSP setup. – The services architecture…

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SharePoint 2010 Hosting :: Creating SharePoint 2010 Workflows with Visio 2010

 

 The new Office 2010 clients have been released as a Technical Preview and I’m fortunate to get my hands on them and free to talk about them. The new clients are awesome! Visio is one of the applications from the Office suite that I use on a daily basis to design, model and draw diagrams, workflows and solutions. Visio 2010 has gotten a really nice facelift and a whole new set of features. The Ribbon has been one of the…

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Sharepoint Server 2010 Hosting :: Working with SharePoint 2010 Search Scopes programmatically

 

 Recap Search scopes improve the SharePoint search experience by letting users search over a subset of information within an organisation. For example you can create a search scope for a specific project or a group such as Legal or Marketing. Search scopes can either be created globally at the search service application level so they are available to all site collections, or defined within a specific site collection. Creating search scopes Global search scopes in SharePoint 2010 can easily be…

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Sharepoint 2010 :: Top 10 Steps to Improve Findability in Sharepoint 2010

 

 Findability is one of the most important factors in the success of a SharePoint site. If users cannot find what they are looking they will quickly use alternate methods to get results. Employees that cannot find information are less productive and less likely to use the system in general. Likewise users that cannot find information on an internet site will look elsewhere for products and services losing the company revenue. SharePoint 2007 introduced some powerful tools for improving findability but…

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