Performance is characterized by the amount of useful work accomplished by a computer system compared to the time and resources used.

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CPU Spikes during full crawl SharePoint 2010 Standard (No FAST)

I have a small one server SharePoint implementation. I have a full crawl set for Saturday morning. During full crawls, the CPU spikes to above 97% utilization for a very long duration and Alarm ...
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SP2010 - Which best solution for “crawling” plenty of site within 5 minutes by a timer job?

I have an issue I'd like to share with you, in SP2010. Here is the situation: There are a big number of sites, let's say 500, within one or different site collections. In each site, there's a similar ...
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Performance Metrics / Load testing

I was wondering what people typically do for gathering of performance metrics and statistics relating to SharePOint (avg page load time for certain pages and such). I've found the following ...
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How to improve performance of lists with multi-lookups

I have a list that includes several lookup fields. Some of these are simple lookups (only one value allowed), others are multi-lookups (the "allow multiple values" checkbox is selected). I have ...
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SharePoint 2010 Performance troubleshooting

I have problem with SP 2010 performance and I need someone to recheck my troubleshooting steps, validate my findings or suggest anything useful. I have Intranet portal as follows: 1 front end ...
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Speeding up Development Environment

I have a Windows 7 box where I do development work on before pushing up to a central dev server. The performance on my local machine is holding me back. I like to deploy regularly to check changes ...
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Tips for improving Visio Services performance

I have a solution with approximately 1MB Visio Drawings which are data bound. I need the drawings to refresh as frequently as possible (which I believe is 1 minute interval). I'm looking for ...
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SharePoint 2007 - 100% CPU usage

Our SharePoint 2007 server is using 100% cpu usage, we have a single farm setup with a 1 application server(central admin) and 1 database server. Inspecting the tasklist I can see there are 7 ...
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User Profile Service Application CA pages slowness

How are your loading times of the User Profile Service Application pages in the Central Administration ? Mine are often beyond one or two minutes, for example when adding a new user property. I am not ...
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SharePoint list query efficiency

I'm trying to build a very high performance application on top of SharePoint 2010. One thing I'm having a hard time deciding is if I should make 2 list queries (1 small and 1 large) or if I should ...
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SharePoint 2010 app server is responding slowly?

SharePoint 2010 application server responds slowly, below are observed from the ULS during the slowness Timer Job SchedulingUnpublish MetadataWebServiceApplication.GetChanges called on 'Managed ...
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How to perform stress test against sharepoint site using threads

I want to analyze the performance (hence its weak points) of a sharepoint site doing stress test activity. What is needed to be done is call some methods exposed via web service that do the following ...
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Remote BLOB Storage and Sharepoint 2010

I have a SharePoint Server 2010 documents library. Library's size - 20 Gb. Size increases each year by 1-2 GB. It stores files ranging in size from 1 to 50 MB. Files rarely change. Should I use the ...
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Sharepoint 2010 FAST Search, what is the difference between incremental and full crawl?

I read this article on the matter: http://allcomputers.us/windows_server/sharepoint-2010---managing-crawls.aspx From reading the article, it seems that the full crawl does a re-index on all content? ...
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MSDN like application on SharePoint 2010

I have a project initiated for a client where they want a Knowledge Base Application for their line of business. The interface needed is almost a replica of MSDN Library which needs to implemented ...
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Call entire list, 2000 items at a time?

If I need to store say 10,000 items in a list, but want to call them sequentially 2000 items at a time, what is the best method for doing that? I assume it's similar to a paged call, but want to ...
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Correct way to store and retrieve +2000 List items Sharepojnt 2007

So I've read all the whitepapers, and I know that you can store up to 5 million list items in a list as long as you use folders. What I'm after, is, has anyone written some nice recursion that gets a ...
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Does HTTPS Impact Perceived Performance

We have a very simple farm with one WFE and one db server. My boss is concerned that the use of HTTPS on our internal network could have negative perceived performance to our remote sites such as New ...
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Performance bottleneck on SharePoint upload method

Trying to eliminate a performance bottleneck on a method doing file and metadata uploads. According to the profiler on a line-by-line of the decompiled code, the majority of time is spent on ...
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Client-side Object Model Load Test Metrics

I would like to know if anyone has done any load testing on using managed .NET Client Side Object Model (CSOM)? I am mainly looking for metrics (graphs, spreadsheets, etc.) on the following: Large ...
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Is accessing AllProperties efficient?

I'm currently storing a few values in the SPWeb.AllProperties hashtable. But I'm thinking of adding even more data into it. Before I start using it more and more though, I wondered if using ...
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Efficiently determine if a List is using item level security

How can you efficiently determine if any of the items in a List don't inherit their security from the List? You could use SPListItem.HasUniqueRoleAssignments but this would require iterating through ...
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Warm up Scripts in sharepoint

I wanted to know and implement warm up scripts in Sharepoint 2010. Can anyone tell me what are these warm up scripts and why do we need it? Please provide the script and how to execute the same.
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SharePoint 2010: Application Server Administration Service Timer Job

One of our customers has a large SharePoint 2010 farm which was having problems with 100% CPU usage for a large part of every minute (15 seconds) when the Application Server Administration Service ...
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Access control with a very large AD group

I'm working with a company that has 100k+ employees, contractors, and external partners who have user accounts in their Active Directory. People fall into different categories: Employees (60k) ...
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System Performance Monitoring

I have been using PAL (Performance analysis tool) to analyse perfmon logs for server performance specific to SharePoint. Does SharePoint 2010 come with any built-in performance monitoring? I know ...
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Performance of Client Object Model vs. Server Object Model

We are looking to deploy an Intranet using SharePoint Foundation. I am targeting the Client Object Model for this project to avoid Master Page customization and building custom Webparts and leverage ...
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Dashboards in sharepoint 2010

There is a need to build several custom "dashboards". Dashboards contains a lot of information for the user about the process. We whish to have several dashboards for several departments and user ...
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Is there any way to check does list exists without try catch?

Now i'm using same way to check does list exist by url SPList logList = null; try { logList = site.RootWeb.GetListFromWebRelativeUrl("Lists/LogRecords"); } catch { } if (null != logList) ...
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Demo computers, how to raise the system responsivness?

I have to perform some demonstration about the SharePoint 2010 features. I have for this task only a standard laptop with only 4GB of Ram. As the demonstrations are multi purpose, I have set up ...
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Sandbox + Custom Site Page Template + SPFile.CustomizedPageStatus

Have created a Site Page Template and provisioned an instance into my Team Site's Wiki Library. <Module Name="CustomInFeature" Path="SitePageTemplates" List="119" Url="SitePages" > ...
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Is there a good SharePoint 2010 Page Profiling tool about?

If I want to measure how long it takes for my browser to render a page, requests, scripts, the lot, in ie9, what's a good tool for that? The idea being is that I have a very heavy page which I want ...
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SharePoint 2007 slow performance

We have a problem on our production environment. Users report that pages take several minutes to open. Upon investigating ULS log we found following records which happen to appear every 3-8 minutes ...
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Working with large external lists using BCS

I have a database that I want to display the content in SharePoint 2010. I am not displaying the content in a list but am using a custom WebPart. The database is not updated any more as it is ...
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WebPart Zones effect on Performance

Will there be any performance effect if we have more number of Webpart Zones in a Page Layout lets say 25 ? We wont be keeping webparts in all the zones. But we need to have more zones on page ...
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Organization Browser Performance

We have just launced our new SharePoint site. The Organization Browser seeks slow. We did not notice this in testing. Is there anything can be done to increase performance?
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SharePoint 2010 Performance with Item Level Permissions limit

I've read Sharepoint 2010 have a limit of the max number of items that can have a Item Level Permissions is 50.000. This seems caused for bad performance above this number. We're planning a project ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Enable all logging timer jobs. Performance?

I found an interesting article about the logging timer jobs in SharePoint 2010. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg512103.aspx#bk_splog In this article, it is stating that all the following ...
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After adjusting version settings (from unlimited to max 10) performance grinds to a halt

For several document libraries in our SharePoint environment end user enabled versions without setting a limit. Or were given a document library with unlimited versions(result of having no governance ...
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SharePoint Takes 15 Seconds to Load Page

I've got a problem with my SharePoint 2010 farm and I can't think where to start. Bizzarly, this is happening in multiple completly seperate environments (DEV/TEST/PREPROD/PROD). Every so often ...
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SharePoint 2010 FAST Search Crawl Rule Exclusions Are Case Sensitive

We have SP2010 FAST search running and it works great. I've had to set up some crawl rules to exclude certain sites/folders. Without checking the Match Case check box (making the crawl rule ...
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Jumping to a specific page within a SharePoint List

I was wondering what people think the best way is to jump to a specific page within a sharepoint list, taking into account performance considerations. eg: 1) List with 1000 items in it 2) Each page ...
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Slow running Managed Client Object Model application

I have an application that I built using the Managed Client Object model that performaing poorly and I am curious if I am doing something wrong. The application drills down throw a hierarchy of three ...
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Does an extra WFE help with 'out of memory' problems?

General question: Does adding an extra WFE help if the existing WFE is running out of memory during normal day to day operations? My Case We have a WFE with 10 Web Applications (A Portal, Coporate ...
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No health reports available though features enabled

How do you enable health reports on a SharePoint 2010 server? Under Central Admin, I go to Monitoring, click View Health Reports, and it says: A health report is not available for this site. Usage ...
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How do I tune a SharePoint 2010 farm on VMWare?

We have a large SharePoint 2010 farm running on VMWare ESX cluster. Based on the hardware underpinning this environment and the given load (which is light), we feel like the servers are responding ...
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SharePoint site is taking long time to load in moss 2007

I have a SharePoint Farm having application server,index server,query server and database server. Each time when i browse my site it takes more than 18 seconds to load. First time it takes more than ...
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Performance of search vs. using the object model?

Does anyone know how the performance of searching for items compares to using the object model to access them? When I say "object model" i mean using SPList to get a collection of SPListItems and ...
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List Item Timeout Issue

On one of our production Sharepoint Sites we have a ListItem that will not load it's details. It simply times out and throws an exception with a GUID. The Log file indicates that: ...
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Getting performance information from pages?

Is there an easy way to find performance information as it relates to how long a page takes to load. My situation is that I have a page that takes about a minute to load, it has several web parts on ...