Bill Baer

Senior Product Marketing Manager (SharePoint), Microsoft Certified Master for SharePoint, Microsoft Corporation

June, 2008

  • Planning a 100,000+ My Site personal site deployment? Notes...

    This topic has frequented my Inbox over the past months, planning a My Site personal site deployment for 100,000+ users. In this post we'll examine the issues and potential solutions. First it is important to understand that while a My Site personal...
  • Renaming Content Databases

    I received an inquiry this morning on what procedural steps are required to rename a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 content database and decided to make the information more broadly available. Step 1 Detach Content Database Detach the Windows SharePoint...
  • Absence

    Keeping this blog up to date over the previous month and half has been challenging due to commitments and travel; however, I'm back in the office ;-) and will resume posting regularly again. Please keep your comments and questions coming in the interim...
  • We're Hiring!

    Do you want to help shape Microsoft’s Software + Services offerings? If so, here’s your opportunity to jump into the fast growing area of Enterprise Information Worker solutions working on SharePoint Online. As a Program Manager on our team you’ll...
  • Watch SharePoint Grow!

    I visited http://www.carbongrove.com on the commute home this evening and planted SharePoint. Watch SharePoint grow at http://www.carbongrove.com/Trees/243029#g=0 or plant your own! In partnership with a world leader in planting trees for environmental...
  • Add this to your image...

    One of the most common configuration inconsistencies I find in SharePoint farms is the Web application path, in most scenarios the Web applications are provisioned under the default root path of C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories. This is usually...
  • Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Data Protection and Recovery Whitepaper

    The Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Data Protection and Recovery Whitepaper has been updated to include guidance for all sizes of enterprises, additional information on recovery environments, and updated guidance on managing the recovery of the...
  • Microsoft IT Site Delete Capture LE Version 1.0 Released

    Microsoft IT Site Delete Capture LE version 1.0 has been released. Microsoft Site Delete Capture LE version 1.0 is an Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 solution package that when deployed to a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 or Microsoft Office SharePoint...