Todd O. Klindt

Todd O.
Klindt

In 2006 Todd Klindt was first awarded the MVP award from Microsoft for Windows SharePoint Services. He has had the pleasure of working with SharePoint farms both large and small. He's presented sessions on SharePoint at many major conferences world wide and does the user group circuit, SharePoint Saturday events, and the occasional children’s birthday party as well. Read about his SharePoint adventures at his blog.  His latest book, Professional SharePoint 2013 Administration (Wrox) is now available at fine booksellers everywhere. He's currently working his dream job as a SharePoint consultant at Rackspace. Follow him on Twitter: @toddklindt.

Articles
The Case for Using SharePoint Host-Named Site Collections 15
Host-named site collections allow you to have site collections with different host names in the same web app, all the while being able to keep your sanity. Todd Klindt explains.
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Fine-Tune Your SQL Server 2012 Configuration for SharePoint 2013 4
Todd Klindt explains some SQL Server configuration tweaks that help improve SharePoint 2013 performance.
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Configure SQL Server 2012 for SharePoint 2013
Todd Klindt discusses two configuration steps that you must perform to enable SQL Server as a SharePoint database server.
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Set Up SQL Server 2012 as a SharePoint 2013 Database Server 9
Todd Klindt walks through the installation process for SQL Server 2012 SP1, as a precursor to later installing SharePoint 2013.
SharePoint 2010 Disaster Recovery

An excellent SharePoint disaster recovery article by Todd Klindt that we loaned to our friends at the Windows IT Pro SharePoint page.

SharePoint Security: Server Hardening
Make your SharePoint servers more secure by locking down ports, securing service accounts, and running antivirus software.
Fix configuration errors in SharePoint
Top 10 SharePoint 2010 Configuration Mistakes -- and How to Fix Them 5
SharePoint 2010 giving you trouble? How to fix 10 common config errors.
SharePoint Administrators Can Learn to Love PowerShell
Like many PowerShell newbies, Todd O. Klindt couldn’t do much with PowerShell, except add two numbers together and write “Hello World” on his screen. Find out how three lessons learned the hard way helped him finally “get” PowerShell.
The SharePoint Management Shell
A quick look at the SharePoint Management Shell.
Learn How to Manage SharePoint with PowerShell 1
In this article, Todd Klindt shows you how PowerShell does more than STSADM. You'll learn how to get around in PowerShell and what to do when you’re completely lost. And you'll learn how to get PowerShell to do your SharePoint bidding for you.
What Is an Object?
Here's a little help for understanding SharePoint objects.
Get Proactive with SharePoint 2010’s Improved Monitoring 1
Learn how monitoring in SharePoint 2010—timer jobs, reporting, and SharePoint Health Analyzer--could make you a happier administrator.
Admins! Don’t Overlook These SharePoint 2010 Gems 1
SharePoint 2010 has improved in many areas—these are a few new things that really get my IT pro juices flowing: Windows Powershell, throttling, service applications, monitoring, and database mirroring.
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