Due to a busy travel schedule and working on the agenda of , I haven't been able to read all the posts from the blogs I'm subscribed to. But this week I've a couple of days of holidays, which allows me to catch up on "unread" RSS feeds. Here are the most interesting links I came across:

  • . (Via )
    The Microsoft Best Practices Analyzer for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and the 2007 Microsoft Office System Best Practices Analyzer programmatically collects settings and values from data repositories such as MS SQL, registry, metabase and performance monitor. Once collected, a set of comprehensive ‘best practice’ rules are applied to the topology.
    Administrators running this tool will get a detailed report listing the recommendations that can be made to the environment to achieve greater performance, scalability and uptime.
    Install instructions can be found .

  • The purpose of this project is to build some insightful and practical guidance around doing performance testing and using Visual Studio 2005. It's a collaborative effort between industry experts, Microsoft ACE, patterns & practices, Premier, and VSTS team members.
    Usage Scenarios:
    • Improve efficiency and effectiveness of your performance testing
    • Learn expert techniques performance testing
    • Apply expert techniques for performance testing using Visual Studio.NET 2005
  • OneNote 2007 PowerToys (Via )
    A set of nex PowerToys for OneNote 2007 is about to be released by .
    The ones out so far are: