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Month: August 2015

Turning off Telemetry for Office 2013

Turning off Telemetry for Office 2013

There have been several articles about privacy issues with Windows 10 and by extent Office. Microsoft does a pretty decent job explaining what it collects (at least for office) and how to disable it on this article: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj591589.aspx I condensed the registry commands into a single file which you can download here: TurnOffTelemtry Simply rename the .txt file to .reg and off you go. Or if you’d rather create your own file you can do so by copying and pasting…

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SharePoint Online Cloud High Speed Migration Test Summary

SharePoint Online Cloud High Speed Migration Test Summary

Thanks to Mikael Svenson for the helping generate data for these tests and providing feedback. Over the last couple months  I have been testing and experimenting with the new SharePoint Import Service provided by the Office 365 team. It is interesting to see where the investment dollars are going in the SharePoint team these days. Once I saw that the beta was opened to the public, I jumped at the chance to test it. It was a bit slow going…

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Speculation on the SharePoint 2016 Public Preview Release Date

Speculation on the SharePoint 2016 Public Preview Release Date

While researching the SharePoint Hybrid Search options that are being released, I happened upon this recently published support article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3080169. As you can see in the article, the hybrid search functionality will released for public preview on September 7th, 2015. Back in July at the World Partner Conference, it was announced that the first preview of SharePoint 2016 was coming to the public in August. See this ITUnity article by Dan Holme for more information: http://www.itunity.com/article/sharepoint-2016-preview-released-august-2283 Knowing what was announced…

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300GB Test3 Migration Results via SharePoint Online High Speed Migration (Small Files and Parallel Jobs)

300GB Test3 Migration Results via SharePoint Online High Speed Migration (Small Files and Parallel Jobs)

Updated Aug 19th: Quick Synopsis 25 hours @ 12.6GB/hr Individual performance tests below, Test 1 – Serial – 300GB of Large (video) files [here] Test 2 – Serial – 300GB of Small (document) files [here] Test 3 – Parallel – 300GB of Small (document) files [this post] The last two tests I ran against the SharePoint Online High Speed Migration service were both Serial jobs, meaning that the files were processed one by one in the single solitary migration package….

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300GB Test2 Migration Results via SharePoint Online High Speed Migration (Small Files)

300GB Test2 Migration Results via SharePoint Online High Speed Migration (Small Files)

Updated Aug 19th: Quick Synopsis 97 hours @ 3.26GB/hr As a followup from my last post regarding the migration speed during a high speed migration, Mikael Svenson (@mikaelsvenson) pointed out the dataset that I was using was comprised of very large video files. He postulated that that smaller files would slow the migration process down during the import. The problem I had with this is I didnt have a good way to generate the test data for a test migration…

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