Why SharePoint 2013 Cumulative Update takes long time to install


Improve your SharePoint 2013 Cumulative Update time by running a Power Shell script by Russ Maxwell I wrote a Power Shell script to automate and speed up the install of a Cumulative Update on SharePoint 2013.   This Power Shell script improved my patch time from 5 hours to 16 minutes.  The patch performs the following steps: 1. Disable theContinue reading “Why SharePoint 2013 Cumulative Update takes long time to install”

SharePoint 2013 Search – Updating the Refinement Panel


Source: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/russmax/archive/2013/03/15/sharepoint-2013-search-adding-company-to-the-refinement-panel.aspx Modify the Search Schema (Add Managed Property and Map to Crawled Property) In order to start, we must modify the Search Schema in order to add a managed property.  It’s now possible to update the search schema within the context of a Site Collection but this blog will be focused on how to doContinue reading “SharePoint 2013 Search – Updating the Refinement Panel”

SharePoint 2010/2013 Web Performance and Load Testing


Read More: Web Performance and Load Testing SharePoint 2010 and 2013  Create a new web performance and load test project. On the Visual Studio Ultimate menu, chooseFile, New, and then Project. Expand either Visual C# or Visual Basic and choose Test. Choose Web Performance and Load Test Project and choose OK. The Web Performance Test Editor displays with a blank test. To record the test, chooseContinue reading “SharePoint 2010/2013 Web Performance and Load Testing”