SQL Server Memory

Determine whether the min server memory and max server memory settings have been changed in your SQL Server configuration options. Ensure that SQL Server does not release memory below the configured minimum server memory once that threshold is reached.

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Site Collection Size

A site collection is an isolated unit containing its own structure and permission matrix. Our recommendation is to limit the size of the site collections to 100 GB. Read more to see why.

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Authoritative Pages

With improperly configured authoritative pages, you can experience issues with the relevance of returned search result. If you add more pages than the recommended limit of 200, you may not achieve the desired relevance. Read more to see our recommendations.

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DB Servers Hotfixes

All components in a SharePoint environment, including SQL servers, should be on the same patch level. Read more to see how you can verify installed Windows and SQL Server updates.

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Number of Application Pools

SharePoint 2010 introduced a new feature – host-named site collections. This feature allows SharePoint administrators to host multiple site collections with unique URLs within a single web application.

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Upgrade Ready

With this SPDocKit feature, you can check the state of your install months before make the actual upgrade. This will give you enough time patch the existing installation and then upgrade.

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PDF iFilter Installed

SharePoint will index all Microsoft Office files like DOCX, XLSX, PPTX, and PDF files, and serve them as search results. However, if you have SharePoint 2010 and it’s not searching the contents of PDF files, you need to configure it additionally. Read more to see instructions.

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