Monthly Archives: January 2012

SharePoint 2007 People Picker performance issues

Every time when you want to grant permission for a user or group in a SharePoint application you will use this SharePoint people-picker interface. How does people-picker work? When you type a keyword to find a user or a group, … Continue reading

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Performance with SharePoint 2010 Large lists – List view throttling

SharePoint 2010 lists and libraries can hold a maximum number of 30,000,000 items. In a SharePoint site the list view threshold is 5000 for users and 20,000 for auditors and administrators. SharePoint large list and libraries operations like Delete/Update are … Continue reading

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Performance and Blob Storage

Two months ago I was at a SharePoint conference where I saw a nice presentation of Dan Holme regarding blob storage. As per Microsoft definition – a binary large object (BLOB) is a large block of data stored in a … Continue reading

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SharePoint Stress test using Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate

The following article describes the steps to create a stress test using Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate 1. Start Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate 2. Click on Test and then New Test

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Good to know before starting to troubleshoot performance issues on SharePoint 2003

Before starting implementing performance counters, be sure you are not using one of the following options: – /3GB switch – is not supported http://support.microsoft.com/kb/933560 Reducing the size of the kernel mode memory buffers when in /3GB mode causes unacceptable performance … Continue reading

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