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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Why is SharePoint so slow?

I'm a SharePoint user. My company has introduced SharePoint and use it as their intranet site. They've made some changes to the masterpages, etc. to let the intranet have a 'corporate' feel. There ...
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Performance problem with custom web part

We've implemented a custom web part which we use to render content of an external website into a SharePoint page. During our test we encountered some strange performance issues. When we open a ...
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Sharepoint 2013 extremely slow

We have an new sharepoint 2013 site, Server Virtual and standalone , it has 12 gb ram. This sharepoint user interface extremely slow. In Developer Dashboard we see each aspx page requests waiting ...
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Has anyone optimized the front-end (css/javascript files) of a SharePoint site

So it seems to be that Sharepoint's front-end optimization is non-existant. For example, http://dfs.us.dell.com/Pages/DFSHomePage.aspx, according to YSlow, is serving up 14 separate JavaScript files, ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Manager 1.0 Causes High CPU on Server

I installed Workflow Manager 1.0 on my test SharePoint server following these links: Installing Workflow Manager 1.0 Install and Configure Workflow for SharePoint 2013 Blog on how to install ...
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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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What are the maintenance actions that can be done on a Sharepoint application to ensure optimum performance?

After deploying a Sharepoint application, what maintenance actions can be done to ensure optimal performance and avoid degradation of performance over time? I can think of the following: Schedule ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 Sandboxed solutions performance

Does code that is deployed through a Sandboxed solution perform just a well as code deployed through a Farm solution? Does the overhead that comes with interprocess communication (since Sandboxed ...
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When does using site collections vs subsites affect performance?

My currently planned topology is one site collection with 80 subsites, 1,600 pages, 50 - 100GB of data and 165 security groups. I'm considering breaking up the subsites into 8 different site ...
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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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Performance Issues using SQL Server Reporting Services in SharePoint Integrated Mode [closed]

Does anyone have experience with the following issue? Are there any known workarounds? Official MS Statement: General overhead performance differences when you view reports in SharePoint integrated ...
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Warm-up solution Best Practices to improve performance?

Are there best practices or recommendations in using warm up solutions/scripts? How does one schedule warm up solutions to run periodically? Any information regarding this will be helpful. Thanks
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SPSiteDataQuery vs. Recursive SPWeb.Lists Performance

I'm looking for the best performing means of querying for site data within a site collection. I need to query for all of the lists in either a particular SPWeb, or a set of SPWeb's, that contain a ...
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Why is Session State disabled in SharePoint by default?

Why is Session State disabled in SharePoint by default? Does it not make use of session in any feature of SharePoint at all? If so then which features require session?
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Performance of SharePoint 2010 Managed Client Object Model

Is there any published information (by the community or Microsoft) about performance of the new web service based Managed Client Object Model versus the pre-2010 object model?
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SP Administrator Toolkit for stress testing SP 2010?

I'm looking for a simple way to execute stress tests on a new SP 2010 farm. The SP Administrator toolkit page says that it an use SP 2007 logs to create the load test, for use in upgrade scenarios. ...
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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 2007 farm performance goes down?

Our sharepoint 2007 farm is not working properly and we are facing a huge performance hit, some times it throws an unexpected error too. What all are the points to check? i.e like Depth of the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Slow SharePoint Blog

The SharePoint 2010 blog can at times be very slow when rendering individual posts. The time is generally due to the following operations: DataBinding DataFormWebPart (Posts‭[1]‬) (2654.17 ms) ...
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Memory Leak is it?

I have this small chunk of code and I can't understand why it's taking soo memory. static void Main(string[] args) { using (SPSite mySite = new ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2013 poor performance

I have a vanilla SharePoint 2013 server virtualized under Hyper-V for a dev environment. Both application server and database server have 12 GB of RAM and 4 core CPU. All services are enabled, search ...
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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 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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Sharepoint 2010 - How can I speed up the Site Performance?

Are there any non-hardware related methods for increasing or optimizing the performance of a new Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise implementation? There are over 1000 users that access this site and it can ...
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Improving SharePoint 2010 performance in a VM

I have created a virtual machine with windows server 2008, Visual Studio 2010, and SharePoint 2010 for development and testing. The machine is configured in VMWare with 40gb hdd, 2gb ram, and 4 ...
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Performance testing SharePoint 2010

I'm eagerly awaiting the SharePoint 2010 Administrators toolkit to assist with performance testing. We'd like to setup multiple configurations of hardware/topology to determine the best fit. I'd ...
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Reference JScript files at the end of page using ScriptLink Tag

Due to performance problems, we decided to reference javascript files at the end of the master page file. However, if we reference javascript files at the end of master page using ScriptLink Tag, the ...
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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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How often should the auditing log be cleared to not affect performance?

We are building a system that uses SharePoint Auditing in a SharePoint Foundation deployment. We are wondering about the degradation of performance overtime as the amount of audit information grows. ...
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Can all the /_layouts/xxx.debug.js files not be served to end users?

I'm working with a 3rd party vendor who has done the SP 2010 integration of a small site. I've noticed that our incredibly simple login page is nearly 3.2 megabytes. The users of this site are the ...
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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 equivalent to SQL Profiler?

Is there a way to view the CAML that is running on a SharePoint 2010 installation? A bit like how you can monitor SQL running on a database with MS-SQL Server - is this possible with CAML and ...
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MOSS timing out on regular basis

I have been running into an issue on MOSS 2007 for the last two weeks, users are reporting extremely slow responses from SharePoint, a lot are reporting time outs when doing anything within ...
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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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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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MOSS 2007 Workflow History not purging

Our SharePoint site is starting to experience performance issues. In troubleshooting I have found that the workflow history list for the site is not purging after 60 days like it should. As far as I ...
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Poor performance in EnsureListItemsData method. What happens here?

We have two 'identical' SharePoint farms; one production and one test. Both consist of 4 VMs with identical specifications. An application server, 2 WFEs and a SQL server. Both environments run a ...
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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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Using multiple web applications for performance tuning

A client is requesting a special web application topology that seems odd to me. In a mid-sized SP2010 farm (two WFEs, two app servers) they will have hundreds of site collections. The requirement is ...
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How do I delete closed web parts from a page?

Due to a performance issue, I closed a few web parts that were on the page, however I now would like to delete those permanently. How do I delete closed web parts from a SharePoint page permanently? ...
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Can we avoid clunky hiding of WebParts?

It's a real drag and performance killer to have to load all the WebParts on a page and then laboriously hide and reveal all the ones relevant to user groups / permission levels. Especially when on the ...
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Should we use web service lists.asmx over CAML when working with large lists

There is a list that has around 100k items in a SharePoint Site Collection. This site has been customized to serve certain business requirements through visual webparts. While, regular CRUD ...