TinyGet – load testing on your development environment

28 בספטמבר 2010

Load testing and performance testing, are usually done on a dedicated environment that was configured for this specific purpose. using TinyGet you could do some load testing right in your development environment. TinyGet is a small (but very useful) command line based utility,  that is part of the IIS 6 Resource kit that get be downloaded for free from here. you can use it the following way: tinyget -srv:localhost -uri:/<YourVirtualDirectory>/<YourPage>.aspx -threads:30 -loop:50 srv - your server DNS / IP (you can use the “r” parameter is port is needed) uri – the uri for the page...
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ASP.NET Security Vulnerability

21 בספטמבר 2010

There’s been a lot of noise about the recent discovered vulnerability in ASP.NET. This vulnerability can enable the attack to download critical files in your application such as web.config and others files, by exploiting details returned in the Sytem.Security.Cryptography.CryptographicException exception. Scott Guthrie has published some posts regarding those issues here and here. These posts includes a brief explanation on how these attacks accord and how can you workaround them until Microsoft releases an update to fix those issues. Basically, the workaround involves hiding exceptions from your users and using custom and friendly errors (which you should...
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SharePoint configuration failed to create the configuration database

19 בספטמבר 2010

SharePoint needs to create some databases in your database server. those databases include logging database, administration database, property database, crawl and search databases, content database, profile database and more. you can  find more details here. during the initial configuration you might encounter the following error: this is due the fact that administrator user does not have create privileges on the “master”  database in order to create the described databases. Solution add “dbcreator” security role to the SharePoint admin user: 1. Run Microsoft SQL server management studio 2. Go to...
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Installing SharePoint 2010 Server

15 בספטמבר 2010

In my up and coming posts, I'll be talking quite a bit about "SharePoint 2010 Server", So, If you're going to follow my SharePoint posts, you better install the goods. You can read all the E-books and blogs you'd like, but there's nothing like getting your hands dirty. Installing SharePoint is not your usual "Next-Next" installation, well actually it is , but you better pay attention to each step,Cause any decision you will make on the way, will affect the way you develop SharePoint-based applications. This post will demonstrate how to quickly install a development environment...
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Hello .Net world!

6 בספטמבר 2010

Welcome to my brand new blog! My name is Gadi Berqowitz and I’ve been leading teams and developing web-based applications for more than a decade. In my blog, I’m hoping to share with you some of my experience in Microsoft web technologies, Microsoft servers family and other team leading / management issues that i come across.       Commerce What? yep, Microsoft got a server that is called “Microsoft Commerce Server”, it’s Microsoft's e-commerce product for building e-commerce systems. Basically, it provides a complete e-commerce solution including catalog management,...