As Microsoft updates Office 365 services on a more frequent basis, we are starting to see differences emerge between SharePoint Online and SharePoint Server features and capabilities
Changes to SharePoint Storage
Microsoft has recently made a significant change to how storage is allocated to site collections within SharePoint Online and also increased the number of external users from 10,000 to unlimited. Both changes are for Office 365 subscriptions only and do not apply to SharePoint Server
SharePoint 2013 Capacity Planning
One of the first documents you should refer to when planning a SharePoint deployment – as a platform and also individual solutions – is Microsoft’s Software Boundaries and Limits
Software support for Office 365
An overview of the current software requirements for Office 365. As a rule of thumb, current and previous versions are supported. Older versions may not be…
Why design means compromise
Catching up on podcasts, I was recently listening to ‘An hour with Bill Buxton’ recorded at Microsoft’s Mix conference in 2010. Bill Buxton is Principle Researcher at Microsoft Research and an early pioneer in human-computer interaction
Architect or Gardener?
When planning for a new system and its governance requirements, consider whether the system is transactional and in need of specifics versus collaborative and in need of guidance. Architect one and landscape the other
Revlon and Virtualisation
Rule no. 1: Copy everything – Every file, be it a document a database or a virtual machine. Saving everything is simple.
Space and Light in Architecture
Fabulous interview about the use of space and light in architecture to create something beautiful as well as functional