FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint Versions


Here is a table that contains a comprehensive list of FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint versions including RTM, cumulative updates (CU’s), and hotfixes. Please let me know if you find any errors or have a version not listed here by using the comments. Build Release Component Information Source (Link to Download) 14.0.4763.1000 RTM FAST…

Love Hate Relationship with Technology


OK.  I’m frustrated and that is why I’m posting right now.  I’ve got a ton of gadgets.  I love technology.  I just spent the last 40 minutes doing something that should have taken me 3 minutes. <fullDisclosure> Caution: Entering a rant </fullDisclosure> So, I’m in my living room which has an old school stereo amplifier/receiver connected to…

Windows 8.1 RTM


Spent the weekend installing Windows 8.1 on my two //BUILD/ machines, a Surface Pro and the Acer Iconia W3-810 they gave out at the Microsoft Developer Conference in San Francisco in June. I did a clean install of both machines, using a USB.  Extracted the Windows 8.1 RTM ISO from MSDN to a USB thumb…

SharePoint at //BUILD/ 2013


Here are a list of SharePoint related talks from June 26-28, 2013 in San Francisco held at the Build 2013 Microsoft Conference: Title/Date Speaker(s) Description 0 to 60: Developing Apps for Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Sonya Koptyev, Keenan Newton architecture and anatomy for apps for SharePoint, the various types of apps, hosting options and development techniques…

A Drone for Each Person


Personal Drones In the future, everyone will have their own drone.  Sounds a bit wacky, but if you told the computer scientists working on the Cray-1 supercomputer in the late sixties and early seventies when I was wearing diapers, that in the future, this baby would be walking around with several devices more powerful than…