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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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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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Reduce “noderunner.exe” impact

I have a SharePoint server that is relatively slow. When I look on the task manager, I can see that noderunner.exe is RAM consuming process. I saw that my Get-SPEnterpriseSearchService returns ...
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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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Iterating through SPListItemCollection - why foreach is bad?

I have seen in different places that we should not use foreach to iterate through SPListItemCollection, but I can't find explanation, why? E.g. http://de.slideshare.net/ghurlman/sharepoint-...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is it a hindrance to have a workflow wait for a long period of time?

I have a request for notifications to be sent out 6 months, 3 months, and 1 month before an event occurs on a SharePoint calendar. I was looking into this issue and every one seems to be saying to ...
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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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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 server ...
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Bad SharePoint Performance

I am facing a really bad SharePoint Performance since last week. It is noticeable if someone: Creates new Subsites (takes ~ 3min.) Edits document properties, press save (takes ~ 1min.) Edits lists in ...
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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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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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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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Intranet page loading slow

In the past, I have added 5 WebParts to my intranet home page. Recently my site is running too slow. I'm not sure if its related to WebParts or something else. Please suggest how can I verify if its ...
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Get multiple list items by respective IDs - Javascript object model / REST API

I am developing a custom ribbon action as Sharepoint hosted app, where the user can select any number of list items and click on the action. On click of the ribbon action, the app redirects to the app ...
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Fastest Possible SharePoint Online Modern Site

There is lot of documentation on best practices for SharePoint Online and how to optimize performance. I'm looking for an exact description of how to create a brand new Modern Site that will perform ...
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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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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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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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Would a large number of unique permissions cause performance issues?

I've been wondering this for a while. If I set unique permissions on a lot of lists and items in SharePoint, will that result in performance issues? At what point would it become a problem (100 items, ...
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Is there a Performance impact if there are 5000+ items with unique item level permissions in a SharePoint Add-in web document library?

Around the internet I have read that have unique permissions for items within a document library can affect performance. Is this still valid for SharePoint online? I am writing an add-in and want ...
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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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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 farm ...
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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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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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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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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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SPO 2013 Low Performance

We are using O365/SharePoint Online 2013. Is there anything that can be done to get rid of the sluggishness in SharePoint Online? Sometimes when changing a page it can take up to 6 seconds easily. On ...
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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 SPSite("http://consotvo.internal.com/...
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SPOnline - Caching (REST) UserProfileProperties for better UX response time

Looking for briljant ideas... I have a 100% Front-End driven UX only pulling in content from SharePoint Nothing fancy, the usual stuff: News Carousel & Summary, My Tasks , Birthday list etc. All ...
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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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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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SharePoint server 2013 is running too slowly on VM workstation

I have the following specification for my development environment; Host Machine:- Windows 7 professional. Core i7 (8 processes). VM workstation. 32 GB RAM. 700 GB hard disk. On the VM:- Windows ...
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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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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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SharePoint site creation is very slow in certain site collections

SharePoint 2010 Enterprise We have two site collections which are very slow when it comes to creating content like sites, lists, and libraries and accessing settings for existing objects. I would say ...
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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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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 ...