Slipstreaming SharePoint 2010 with SP1 and CUs

You may want to include the Service Pack 1 and CUs into the installation process of a new environment you are building. As it is recommended for a SharePoint Server 2010 installation to install the SharePoint Foundation SP1 and the SharePoint Server SP1 bits (http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/blog/Pages/BlogPost.aspx?pID=984) you should consider integrate both of them into your installation. Continue reading

Shallow Copy in SharePoint Server 2010 SP1

You might have heard about the “Shallow Copy” in SharePoint 2010 SP1. What does actually “Shallow Copy” does. To find it out I just used went through the description of the SP1 where I found this information.

Remote Backup Systems (RBS) and shallow copy can decrease downtime and increase efficiency by moving pointers to databases instead of moving databases.

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