Tag Archives: Installation

Adding RAID to a Development PC

I have long thought that with the improvement in CPU performance, I/O would become a bottleneck. To overcome this, some motherboard manufacturers are bundling RAID controllers. I have such a motherboard, which is bundled with Intel’s Rapid Storage Technology (IRST) … Continue reading

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Add Internet access to a vmware team

If like me you develop for SharePoint within an isolated domain hosted as a vmware team then read on. To protect the hosts network the team is normally isolated using a virtual LAN.  The only problem is how to allow access … Continue reading

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Be gone filthy GUIDs…part 1 – initial farm configuration

An out of the box SP 2010 installation, configured using the Farm Configuration wizard, results in a database full of tables with dirty, filthy GUIDs in the names. It is possible to get round this by following these steps. The … Continue reading

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