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How fast can you go: Migrating to SharePoint Online with the High Speed Migration service

How fast can you go: Migrating to SharePoint Online with the High Speed Migration service

Last week I was researching throttling and performance issues for SharePoint Online migrations for a customer, which lead me to investigate if there were any updates to the High Speed Migration feature in Office 365. Since my last tests demonstrated that with parallelization is the way to maximize the performance of an Office 365 Migration, really though any migration benefits from this concept. What has changed since last summer is that now all Office 365 subscriptions now benefit from a baseline 1…

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Office 365 High Speed Migration Quick Start Chart

Office 365 High Speed Migration Quick Start Chart

Get migrating to Office 365 quicker using the quick start chart below. Also available in PDF form with links to the relevant information. Quick Start Chart for Migration  

Office 365 SharePoint Parallel High Speed Migration Powershell Example Scripts

Office 365 SharePoint Parallel High Speed Migration Powershell Example Scripts

Last week there was an announcement from the Office 365 team regarding the High Speed Migration Preview. It was first announced back in may at Ignite (First Look article here) and has been in trials by several ISVs as well as individuals (Find the announcement here). Directly linked from this announcement is an article talking abit more technically about the Migration Process that circumvents the CSOM throttling. This article (link) gives some observed performance numbers from .5GB/HR all the way…

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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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