Denis Heliszkowski's Blog

Premier Field Engineer for SharePoint (WSS, MOSS, SPS)

Denis Heliszkowski's Blog

  • Are you a scripting fan ?

    Well if you are... You are not alone ! Actually scripted Sharepoint installations have been discussed in the past, and are a very helpful way for deploying large farms. We have published a new white paper on that, It provides very good information...
  • Improved Update Deployment Documents

    One of the biggest challenges we have had is providing customers with reliable and well organized documentation for updating their servers with the latest update including install sequence to get an RTM server to the latest version. In the latest...
  • Microsoft SharePoint Administration Toolkit 1.0 Released

    This is the first version of the Admin Toolkit. The idea is to put in place a mechanism to release supported, documented, and sustained tools for SharePoint. The plan is to release an updated toolkit quarterly which will include tools to address...
  • Blackout Hotfixes Rollups for MOSS and WSS 3.0 available

    You may be interested in knowing that we have released the WSSv3 and MOSS blackout hotfixes. These are the fixes from between December and February while we were re-integrating the branches and could not produce hotfix builds. The build number for...
  • Want to run Sharepoint on Windows 2008. Check this out!

    I just found this recently published page on the SharePoint TechCenter. It has most all of our content for Windows Server 2008.  This is a great one stop shopping for both KBs and product content. Windows Server 2008 Resource Center for SharePoint...
  • To dispose, or not to dispose? That is the question !

    To dispose(), or not to dispose() ? This is the perpetual quandary of any Sharepoint developer ! The mistery is now solved ! There is a excellent post about this issue that is on the top list of common Sharepoint problems: Roger Lamb's post will...
  • Post SP1 Rollup hotfix has been released.

    In case you don't already know: The Post SP1 rollup hotfix for WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007 has been released on our support site ! This fixes includes everything that has been corrected after the code was locked for SP1. You can find more information...
  • Live from Seattle in TechReady 6

    Hi, I am blogging from Seattle, this week I am attending TechReady 6. It's an internal readiness event for all field employees around the world. It's very cool to meet our peers and colleagues that we only have contact through e-mail during the...
  • Hello World !

    No this is not one of our code samples ! This is my first blog post... I work at Microsoft as a PFE (Premier Field Engineer) in EMEA, and I'm based in Portugal. I usually travel all over Europe and sometimes Middle East to deliver proactive and...