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Analyze Content Disk Space in SharePoint

Published by on October 20th, 2014

Analyze Content Disk SpaceGreetings again from your resident Fpweb.net Blogger, Steve Lattina!

For this post, I wanted to address a common question I hear about how to find how much space is available on a site. You could go through the trials of finding the Quota (if it is configured), finding the content database location, and examining the database. That will absolutely work, but what if you want to do it faster, and get some more valuable information?

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Choosing Between a Static or Dynamic Website

Published by on October 17th, 2014

Static vs. Dynamic WebsiteFor some, the thought of creating or, more so, recreating their company’s website is scarier than having five missed calls from their mother-in-law.

And who could blame them? These days, technology changes faster than FOX programming and the devices we’re using to look at websites are evolving at the same pace. iPad, iPhone, Surface Pro, Galaxy… Don’t blink or a new one will pop up with better processing speed, more storage space, a better camera and a bigger screen.

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Windows 10 Technical Preview: An Overview

Published by on October 15th, 2014

Windows 10 is here. So, what happened to Windows 9 you ask? Well, obviously 7, 8 (ate), 9!
Sorry, just practicing my jokes for Halloween…

windows10-logoAnyway, there’s been a lot of speculation floating around the vast internet regarding why Microsoft skipped out Windows 9. Some people say that Microsoft wanted to distance itself from Windows 8, (which has earned the same reputation as Windows Vista and ME), others claim issues with legacy code that reference it to Windows 95 (more specifically ‘Windows 9*’) and another theory points to the fact that Windows 10 is Microsoft’s compelling rival to Apple’s OS X.

Whatever the reason is, it’s probably not that important anyway. What’s important is answering the question of ‘What makes this version more special and different than Windows 8.1?’

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Comparing SharePoint and Sitecore for Your Business

Published by on October 13th, 2014

SharePoint vs. SitecoreI can’t believe I am going to say this, but there are times when SharePoint isn’t the answer.

Yes, as often as SharePoint can power your business as the premier enterprise collaboration tool out there, sometimes the better choice or fit for a company is Sitecore, the up and coming game-changer in the customer experience management software world. And, in this hybrid-loving world, it should come as no surprise that sometimes the answer is both SharePoint and Sitecore.

In this post, we’ll look at what each does well by looking at an overview of the platforms and listing their individual benefits. Then I’ll help explain how to choose one that fits your needs, and I’ll finish things off by explaining when you should consider marrying them together.

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October: National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Published by on October 8th, 2014

Happy October! Here in St. Louis, we’ve already kicked off the month with excellent fall activities such as a 40 degree, same-day temperature swing, a trip to the apple orchard, and of course the extensive planning for Fpweb.net’s annual pumpkin carving contest! Personally, October is (by far) my favorite month! Between post-season baseball, chilly night bonfires and that final seasonal trip to the wineries… this month has it all.

NCSAMAnother fantastic part of October is the attention brought to Breast Cancer Awareness.  “October” has become synonymous with the words pink and fundraising. It’s a cause I’m personally bound to and a huge believer in, so I was pretty surprised when I learned it has been sharing those 31 days of awareness with National Cyber Security Awareness Month since 2004.

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